University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: John Franklin Daniel

Kourion

The Late Bronze Age Settlement

By: John Franklin Daniel

The Museum’s Expedition to Cyprus under the direction of Dr. B. H. Hill continued this spring the excavation of the city of Kourion which was begun in 1935. John Franklin Daniel conducted the investigation of a Late Bronze Age settlement on the slopes of the Bamboula, the northern part of a low ridge separating the […]


The Achaeans at Kourion

By: John Franklin Daniel

The University Museum has played a distinguished part in the redis­covery of the pre-Hellenic civilization of Greece. The Heroic Age de­scribed by Homer was first shown to have a basis in fact by Schliemann’s excavations at Troy in 1871, and somewhat later at Mycenae and Tiryns, and by Evans’ discovery of the palace of King […]


Kourion

The Late Bronze Age Settlement

By: John Franklin Daniel

Since 1935 the Museum has been conducting under its auspices, partly through the generosity of Mr. George H. McFadden and partly through the income of the Sharpe Fund, a series of excavations on the island of Cyprus. These were at first centered about Lapithos where under the direction of Mr. B. H. Hill a large […]


Excavations at Kourion

By: George H. McFadden and John Franklin Daniel

The purpose of the excavations at Kourion is to trace the history of that ancient city in the different sites it occupied from the earliest times to the break up of Roman Empire. Two of the sites have already been investi­gated; the Roman on the hill of Kourion, and the late Bronze Age at Pam­boula […]


Kourion

Past Achievements and Future Plans

By: John Franklin Daniel

Now that we are perfecting plans for a number of new excavations, it may be well to look back on one excavation which is already in progress, to see what has been accomplished, and to indicate what remains to be done. We began work at the site of the ancient city of Kourion in Cyprus […]