by Irma Havlicek
Powerhouse Museum Online Producer
For all the current technologies that were used at Zagora during the 2012 archaeological season, such as the total station survey, geophysical analysis and archaeometry, it’s interesting that in some circumstances, age-old techniques still work pretty well.
As you’ll probably have seen from photos on this website, each of us carried our own gear and also sometimes other equipment down (and back up) the rocky, often steep and narrow path. But when it came to the geophysical equipment which had to be carried to and from the site most days for the first few weeks, Blackie the mule did the carrying, led by his owner, Niko. More photos follow….