27/09/2016

The second Intensive Program was held in Kyllene and Corfu in Greece, and was about  ArchaeoGeomorphology.

Key facts of the event

Location: Kyllene and Corfu, Greece

When: 11/09/2016-27/09/2016

 

Teaching staff from:

―National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

―Aix-Marseille University

 

Course contents

The students worked over a real underwater excavation in:

- Underwater archaeological excavation in submerged coastal position (methods and techniques)

- Archaeological stratigraphy study (underwater and on land)

- Dimensional photogrammetric mapping by students of positions

- Geodetic surveying with Total Station stations

- Underwater photography techniques

- Excavation techniques in semi-coastal sites below the water table level

- Seminars in situ: blending archaeological Ms. geological research for the understanding of the geological changes from ancient times to today

- Archaeological and geological chronostromatografia

- Related changes in sea level (in situ in submerged and elevated & epichomenes positions - ancient ports).

 

Contact

NKUA contact: Dr. Dr. Niki Evelpidou, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AMU contact: Dr. Christophe Morhange, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Intensive Programme Agenda

"ArchaeoGeomorphology"

Kyllene and Corfu, Greece

11/09/2016-27/09/2016

 

Sunday 11/09/16

9:30-13:00

Ferry travel from Naxos to Athens

16:20-22:00

Bus travel from Athens to Kyllene

Monday, 12/09/2016

9:00-12:00

Welcoming and Ice Breaking: Introduction to the site. Historical and archaeological context of Kyllene harbour

12:00-13:15

Underwater excavation: Cleaning structure S1a

13:15-13:45

Lunch break

13:45-17:00

Section topography with the total station in the North of the Ball Room (structure S1a)

Seminar: Archaeological and geological stratigraphy

Tuesday, 13/09/2016

8:40-11:00 Cleaning Ball Room(structure S1a)
11:00–13:00 Lunch break
13:00-18:00

Cleaning S6 for the photogrammetry

Seminar: Underwater photography and photogrammetry

Wednesday, 14/09/2016

9:00-10:00

Study of the site and the statigraphic sequence using the ceramic material - correlation with the geological stratigraphy University of Athens - Aix-Marseille University

12:00-14:30

Last cleaning north part of S6, before the photogrammetry

Seminar: Topographical documentation using Total Stations
14:00–14:30 Lunch break
14:30-18:30

Cleaning of structure S3

Seminar: Interdisciplinary studies and harbour and coastal sites (University of Athens - Aix-Marseille University)
 

Thursday, 15/09/2016 


  
 8:00-10:00 Documentation of movable finds: photography, design, conservation of water-logged ceramic material 
 10:00-11:45  Photogrammetry in the north part of structure S6
 14:00–14:30  Lunch break
 15:00-16:00  Topographical documentation of Section 2
 16:00-21:00  Cover the Ballroom (S1a), organization of the archeological site

Friday, 16/09/2016

7:00-8:00 Topographical survey of  S6 East and west
Travel to Corfu, city of Kerkyra

Saturday, 17/09/2016

9:00-9:30 Arrival to the Pierri site, first contact with the site, Installation of the water dredge pump.
9:30-12:00 Cleaning and studying the stratigraphy of the Roman walls.
12:00–12:30 Lunch break
12:30-17:00 Cleaning and preparing the Pierri site for the photogrammetric  documentation
 

Sunday, 18/09/2016

 9:00-12:00 Pierri site: Archaeological stratigraphy correlated with the geological stratigraphy 
12:00–12:30 Lunch break
12:30-18:00 Preparing the site for the photogrammetric documentation

Monday, 19/09/2016

9:00-13:30 Documentation of the movable finds: Ceramic design, stratigraphical study…
13:30–14:00 Lunch break
14:00-18:00 Cleaning and preparing the Pierri site for the photogrammetric  documentation

Tuesday, 20/09/2016

9:00-14:00 Studying the stratigraphy of the Roman walls in the south of the field for the stratigraphical documentation, in Pierri site
14:00–14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:30 Ag. Athanasios site: Classical entrance tower to the harbour - topographical documentation
15:30- 18:00 Photogrammetric documentation of the Roman walls in the south of Pierri site

Wednesday, 21/09/2016

9:00-12:00 Cleaning and documentation of the Hellenistic quay
12:00–12:30 Lunch break
12:30-13:30 Photogrammetry in the north part of Pierri site
13:30-19:30 Cleaning of the shipshed complex - Kokotou site

Thursday, 22/09/2016


 
 9:00-13:00  

Visit of the Palaiopolis Archaeological Museum.

Visit of Mon Repos site

Kardaki ancient temple
 13:00-19:00  Study and documentation of the ceramic finds
 

Friday, 23/09/2016 

 9:00-10:00  Oyster sampling on the North of the Hellenistic quay
 10:00-13:00  Cleaning of the west side of the Hellenistic quay
13:00–13:30 Lunch break
13:30-19:00 Documentation of the stratigraphy: Classical Shipsheds site

Saturday, 24/09/2016

9:00-11:00 Kokotou site - correlation of geological stratigraphy - Dates - Chronological sequences
11:00-13:00 Cleaning the west side of the Hellenistic quay
13:00–13:30 Lunch break
13:30-19:00 Photogrammetric documentation of Kokotou site (shipsheds)

Sunday, 25/09/2016

9:00-11:00 Cleaning Kokotou site
11:00-13:00 Wall description and statigraphical study of the Pierri site
13:00–13:30 Lunch break
13:30-17:00 Cleaning and preparation of Pierri and Kokotou site -  Photogrammetry with drone
17:00-18:00 Second easy of the 3D photogrammetry of the Roman Walls in the south of Pierri site

Monday, 26/09/2016

8:00-9:00 Second essay of the photogrammetry in the North of Pierri site, Hellenistic quay wall
9:00-11:00 Topographical survey in the Kokotou site with the Total Station
11 :00-12 :00 Photogrammetry with drone
12:00-16:00 Photographical and topographical Documentation of the walls and statigraphy: croquis, photos and Total Station.
16:00-17:00 Lunch Break
Organization of documents - end of fieldwork

Tuesday, 27/09/2016

Return day

 

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