GQB 2015, day 7: Gortyna in the 8th century through a ceramic lens

On 16th July we’re headed to Rethymno for a workshop on Byzantine cities in Crete. Our participation was a last minute deal but I thought it would be useful to provide an overview on the entire city of Gortys, not limited to the GQB area, from the point of view of a ceramic specialist. What… Continua a leggere GQB 2015, day 7: Gortyna in the 8th century through a ceramic lens

GQB 2015, day 4: the people must have something good to read

The people must have something good to read on a Sunday With only ten days of fieldwork, weekends are a social convention that is left for another time, and the alarm is only marginally generous at 8 o’clock. As anticipated two days ago, my main task here is to finalise the study of ceramic contexts… Continua a leggere GQB 2015, day 4: the people must have something good to read

Archaeology and Django: mind your jargon

I have been writing small Django apps for archaeology since 2009 ‒ Django 1.0 had been released a few months earlier. I love Django as a programming framework: my initial choice was based on the ORM, at that time the only geo-enabled ORM that could be used out of the box, and years later GeoDjango… Continua a leggere Archaeology and Django: mind your jargon

Museo archeologico di Portoferraio

Il museo civico archeologico di Portoferraio ospita reperti provenienti da tutta l’isola d’Elba e da alcuni relitti delle acque circostanti. Fortunatamente è stato possibile scattare fotografie all’interno, anche se naturalmente la qualità non è molto buona. Purtroppo non esiste un catalogo, anche se il materiale è in gran parte pubblicato. Scavando a Vignale, un sito… Continua a leggere Museo archeologico di Portoferraio