“I treat this find no differently than any other: I simply want to extract as much information as possible and have worked to find the similarities and dissimilarities between this and the only unequivocally known Bronze Age Greek throne, at Knossos,” says Fallu, who has been working at Mycenae and near Corinth and Sparta as […]
Archaeologists working in Mycenae, seat of the mythical King Agamemnon, have discovered what they believe to be the site’s only known royal throne. The international team, led by president of the Mycenaean Foundation, Prof. Christofilis Maggidis of Dickinson College, USA, made the find in June 2014. Erik DeMarche and Dan Fallu were taking palaeo-hydrological measurements […]
The dinner, aptly named “Eating Archeology,” was the brainchild of Ilaria Patania, a graduate student who is as passionate about food as she is about archeological science. Food is practically Patania’s native tongue; her parents run a hotel and restaurant in her native Italy. “To me, cooking is such an important part of who I […]
Dan Fallu, graduate student, was published in a book by Robert McCabe and Athina Cacouri. Dan contributed an essay on the geology of Mycenae entitled “The Mycenaean Landscape: From ‘Well-Founded’ to a shaky end”. Congratulations Dan! Mycenae: From Myth to History: Athina Cacouri, Robert … www.amazon.com Mycenae: From Myth to History [Athina Cacouri, Robert […]
Congratulations to Justin, Alicia, Ilaria, and Dan for a great presentation of innovative geoarchaeological research at Boston University
Frontiers in Geoarchaeology Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting: Baltimore, MA November 1 – 4, 2015 Presided by Dr. Laura Murphy (Far Western Anthropological Research Group) and Justin A. Holcomb (Boston University) At this year’s annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Justin A. Holcomb (GRS ’19) co-presided a session titled: “Frontiers in Geoarchaeology” […]
The 2014 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America’s Harriet and Leon Pomerance Fellowship, Daniel “Dan” Fallu, thought for a long time that he would become a lawyer. Yet that same drive to solve puzzles, along with a strong desire to travel, eventually led Dan to study archaeology. Click here to read more.
Dan Fallu, Boston University Department of Archaeology graduate student has been awarded the long term GRAF. The GRAF is specifically for his field work and residency in Greece. The bulk of the funding will be put towards coring the banks of the Chavos River (part of the natural fortification of Mycenae) in order to develop […]