Malthi Revisited. A Fortified Bronze Age Settlement in Messenia. Work in Progress Workshop Swedish Institute at Athens May 23 2018 Programme: 10.00-10.25 Michael Lindblom: Introduction 10.25-10.50 Vasiliki Tsoumari: Connectivity in […]
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The third season of work at the fortified settlement of Malthi in Messenia started on June 5th. Excavation will be carried out for the coming four weeks. The overarching aim is to establish a chronological sequence for the settlement’s architecture and pottery. [...]
The 2016 season accomplished two major goals.
The first of these was the drone photography of the site, intended to produce a color image to overlay onto the 3D data gathered via the terrestrial laser scanner. Additionally, imagery of the landscape surrounding the settlement was collected, expanding the 3D model.
Malthi is the name of the northern spur of the mountain range of Ramovouni in northern Messenia. The village of Vasiliko is situated some kms northeast of Malthi. In 1926 Natan Valmin came to the region and was shown two tholos tombs which he excavated the same year…