Posted by Evan on Friday, 17 December 2004 at 11:31 pm
It’s been one month and 10 days since I departed Australia so, as many of you are aware, this post has been a long time coming. In my defense, however, this period has been an exceptionally busy and eventful one, and you have all been neglected evenly.
The first couple of weeks here in Cyprus were absolutely fantastic. The archaeological dig I was on proved to be exciting well beyond my expectations. Within 3 days of starting the excavation of the Bronze Age tombs in a small rural border town, I helped discover a unknown underground tomb complex, consisting of over half a dozen different burial chambers. This sort of communal burial practice is completely unprecedented in this period in Cyprus and, as such, our find has the potential to dramatically rewrite this small aspect of Cypriot history.
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