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Al and Tom researched various wineries on Crete in the summer of 2022.
Al and Tom researched various wineries on Crete in the summer of 2022.
Al and Tom researched various wineries on Crete in the summer of 2022.
Al and Tom researched various wineries on Crete in the summer of 2022.
Al and Tom researched various wineries on Crete in the summer of 2022.

The Legacy of the Minoans and the Heritage Wines of Crete

MINOTAGE Save the Date! Departing mid-May 2024 The Friends of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete (INSTAP SCEC) are putting the finishing touches on MINOTAGE*, an eight-night tour of archaeological sites and wineries…

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The audience enjoyed watching the traditional dances.
Melissa Eaby was honored for her numerous contributions to both American and Greek archaeological projects in the region.
Gerry Gesell received a plaque for her service from the vice mayor of Ierapetra.
Giorgos Stavrakakis, Vangelis Vardakis, and Kostas Avysinos
The Cretan Dance group of the Cultural and Folklore Association from Ierapetra
The Cretan Dance group of the Cultural and Folklore Association from Ierapetra
The audience enjoyed a wonderful concert.
The audience enjoyed a wonderful concert.

Archaeologists honored at 5th Ierapetra Tourism Festival, a celebration of tourism and tradition

We want to highlight a wonderful celebration in the village of Kavousi on Sunday night as part of a wider campaign in support of Greek tourism by the Demos of Ierapetra and the Prefecture of…

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Tom Brogan and Chrysa Sofianou. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
George Doudalis discussing Tomb 15 from the LM III cemetery. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
Abigail, Jeff, and John Soles with Jeff’s grandchildren. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
Susan Ferrence, Jeff Soles and Jerolyn Morrison with copies of his books. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
Tom Brogan, Jeff Soles, and Georgos Zervakis with the plaque awarded to Jeff by Georgos. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
View of the audience sitting outside Kochilia Taverna with the island of Mochlos in the background. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.
Jeff Soles with Georgos Frangiadakis and Michalis Kyriakakis. Photo by Joanna Vasdeki.

A Soles Celebration: 50 Years of Archaeological Research at Mochlos

Friends from Mochlos, Crete, and the wider archaeological community joined members of the Soles family Friday night (July 29) to celebrate the outstanding work by Jeff Soles at the site of Mochlos since the early 1970’s. Chrysa Sofianou,…

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#INSCRIBE Project Visits the Study Center

In late June the Study Center hosted Yiannis Xenikakis, Roberta Ravanelli, Matilde Civitillo, and Riccardo Vosa (pictured here left to right), who are working on the #INSCRIBE Project with Prof. Ferrara. The work will be published in…

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