February 09, 2021, Delivered a new version of the database (1.037) with acccumulated changes. The most significant set of changes arises from a complete re-working of the sites on the island of Naxos as part of the integration of Simpson and Dickinson [1979].

A change log of all changes since November 26, 2020 is here

November 26, 2020, Delivered a new version of the database (1.036d) with accumulated changes. The work of integrating the remainder of Simpson and Dickinson [1979] continues.

A change log of all changes since November 5, 2020 is here

November 9, 2020 Delivered new software for the reformat of the splash page.

November 5, 2020, Delivered a new version of the database (1.036) with accumulated changes. The work of integrating the remainder of Simpson and Dickinson [1979] continues. Also integrating Fossey [1990] The Ancient Topography of Opuntian Lokris.

A change log of all changes since August 11, 2020 is here

November 4, 2020, Delivered a new version of Slope5.php to change radar into bar graph.

September 23, 2020 11:12 am PST. New database delivered (1.035k).

Includes further integration of Simpson and Dickinson [1979].

September 17, 2020 7:44 pm PST. New database delivered (1.035i).

Includes further integration of Simpson and Dickinson [1979].

September 10, 2020 7:44 pm PST. New database delivered (1.035f).

Includes further integration of Simpson and Dickinson [1979].

September 03, 2020 12:33 pm PST. New software delivered to fix problem where queries return different sites and counts when they should return the same sites and counts.

August 10, 2020 06:30:47 pm PST. New database delivered (1.035).

Integrating Renfrew and Wagstaff [1982], An Island Polity; The Archaeology of Exploitation in Melos.

4 accuracy ranges modified: C7019, C7015, C1193, C6945

9 bibliographical sources added:

9 lat/lon positions modified: C7019, C7010, C7015, C1193, C6969, C1190, C1192, C6945, C6946

84 new features added:

F5937: Megale Petra F5938: Ayios Minas F5939: Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi: Entrance F5940: Sanctuary of the Kabeirioi F5941: Cave of Philoctetes F5942: Repanidi/Erpani/Drepanidi F5943: Varos/Baros F5944: Purnea Bay F5945: Kotchinos/Kokkinos/Kotsinos F5946: Chapel F5947: Source of Lemnian Earth (Approx.) F5948: Saliagos Islet - Prehistoric Cemeteries F5949: Hagios Ioannis F5950: Cave of Antiparos F5951: Moni Hagiou Charalampou F5952: Kefalos Hill F5953: Panagia Myrtidiotissa Monastery F5954: Profitis Ilias or Mount Marpessa F5955: Marpissa/Tsipidos F5956: Glypha Village F5957: Tsimintiri Island F5958: Haghios Panteleimon F5959: Langada F5960: Isolated Rock F5961: Rectangular Structure? F5962: Timios Stavros F5963: Treis Hierarches F5964: Agia Eleni (Konstandinos?) F5965: NATO Tower F5966: Isolated House F5967: Aghios Alexandros F5968: Panagia Kastriani F5969: Hagios Stylianos F5970: Chapel of St. John the Theologian F5971: Alona? F5972: Samari F5973: Agathia/Angathia F5974: Vourlidia F5975: Aghios Nikolaos F5976: Agios Athanasios F5977: Agia Eleni F5978: Kalamiou Brook F5979: Phyropotamos? F5980: Kipos Hamlet F5981: Chalepa. Church (Abandoned?) F5982: Chalepa Heights F5983: White Quarry Scar F5984: Haghios Stylianos F5985: Komia F5986: Haghios Ioannes or Chrysostomos F5987: Metamorphosis of the Savior F5988: Panagia Phaneromene F5989: Hagios Georgios F5990: Aghia Aikaterini F5991: Palaiochori Bay F5992: Haghios Stylianos and Haghia Irini F5993: Soleta Ridge F5994: Panaghia F5995: Theotokou F5996: Hagios Theodoros F5997: Haghioi Theodoroi F5998: Church F5999 Alona F6000: Alona F6001: Haghios Georgios F6002: Rema (Theiorycheia) F6003: Hagios Dimitrios F6004: Triadhes F6005: Papikinou F6006: Haghios Georgios F6007: Areti F6008: Small Building F6009: Haghia Marina F6010: Hagios Dimitrios F6011: Titan Cement Loading Facility F6012: Moni Aghioi Anargyroi F6013: Aghias Andreas F6014: Panagia Giatrissa F6015: Agia Kyriaki F6016: Zephyria F6017: Deep Gully F6018: Xokklesi F6019: Hypereia Fountain F6020: Haghios Petros Tower

62 new sites added:

C6962 Skhiza: Mavri Trypa Cave C6963 Kalogries C6964 Ayios Evstratios/Aistrates: Old Town C6965 Samari C6966 Angathia C6967 Melos: Triades C6968 Agios Nikolaos C6969 Patrikia C6970 Melos: Hab C6971 Melos: Skortaki 2 C6972 Melos: Skortaki 1 C6973 Melos: Agios Ioannis C6974 Melos: Kipos C6975 Melos: Kipos C6976 Melos: Kipos C6977 Melos: Kipos Panagia C6978 Melos: Provatas C6979 Melos: Chivadolimni C6980 Stous Dekatesseres C6981 Melos: Stoloi C6982 Melos: Timios Stavros C6983 Melos: Athiniou C6984 Melos: Trion Hierarchon C6985 Melos: Kanaria C6986 Melos: Alykes C6987 Melos: Agios Paneleimon C6988 Melos: Korphos C6989 Melos: Agiasmata C6990 Melos: Pelos Pyrgaki C6991 Melos: Agiasmata C6992 Melos: Perivolia C6993 Melos: Agios Konstantinos C6994 Melos: Hab C6995 Melos: Demenegaki (Obsidian) C6996 Melos: Demenegaki C6997 Kaminia C6998 Kaminia C6999 Melos: Spathi C7000 Melos: Phyropotamos C7001 Melos: Mandrakia C7002 Melos: Mandrakia C7003 Melos: Agios Ioannis C7004 Melos: Korakia C7005 Melos: Asprochorio C7006 Melos: Agrilia C7007 Melos: Apollonia C7008 Melos: Kapari C7009 Melos: Obsidian Scatter C7010 Melos: Soleta C7011 Melos: Soleta: Archaic Hab C7012 Melos: Agios Theodoros C7013 Melos: Kaminia C7014 Melos: Sta Nychia C7015 Melos: Areti C7016 Andros: Strofilas C7017 Aiani C7018 Akropotamos: Hagios Georgios C7019 Amphipolis: Hill 133 C7020 Angisti Station: Mound C7021 Aphytos: Archaic Sanctuary C7022 Armenochori: Mound C7023 Axioupolis: Early Iron Age Tombs C7024 Ayios Panteleimon Cem

July 017, 2020 12:48 PST. New database delivered (1.034r). Integrating (inter alia) Schallin [1993] Islands Under Influence, and Renfrew [2011] The Emergence of Civilization and other sites in the Cyclades.

21 sites added:

13 bibliographical sources added

6 positions modified

68 new features F5868 - F5936

4 place name modifications

July 04, 2020 07:57 PST. New database delivered (1.034o). Integrating (inter alia) Schallin [1993].

Since June 21, 2020

May 29, 2020 08:14 PST. New report software delivered (1.034b). Other report buttons consolidated to a drop down. Various site counter messages added. Detailed Site Page has buttons consolidated to a drop down.

May 4, 2020 21:36 PST. New database delivered (1.034). Enhancements and fixes. Integrating Fachard [2012] and Simpson and Hagel [2006].

April 6, 2020. 21:59 PST. Delivered new database version (1.033). Enhancements and fixes. Mostly integrating Fachard [2012]

  • 140 new features
  • Sites C6831 through C6868
  • 14 new biblio items
  • March 13, 2020. 09:27 PST Delivered new database version (1.032). New software delivered. The software now allows the use to search for regional sites by map from the Controls page. The new software also supports the display of three-dimensional models. These are invoked from the Place Key Report page. At present only three such models are available (C457, C814, C1410) In a few days all 3900+ sites will have their own individually viewable 3D models.

    February 12, 2020. 08:36 PST Delivered new Database variant MAP_Rev_1.031a__02_12_20 which corrects for Greek characters in site names. Delivered new version of Intervisibility page which allows for graph generation. Create_Combo_Map modified.

    February 08, 2020. 09:50 PST New version of database (1.031) and software delivered. New software supports intervisibility and its new page. Small errors fixed. Approximately 10 new sites added.

    January 16, 2020. New software delivered to implement Aspect Map Report. New Database (1.030) to support Aspect Map Report. Small errors fixed.

    January 10, 2020 at 12:19 PST. Delivery of DB: MAP_Rev_1.029__01_10_20_HELLA.sql

    January 10, 2020 at 12:19 PST. New Slope and Aspect facility for analyzing individual sites. New help files in Usage.php and mods to pkey_report_wparam.php and various other corrections. Addition of Phialon in author list.

    December 17, 2019 at 13:15 PST. Version of the DB 1.28b delivered. Updated to show two new tholos tombs at Ano Engliano.

    December 12, 2019 at 13:00 PST. Delivered a new version of the database, 1.28. Integration of Ålin [1961] for Attica and Euboea.

    December 06, 2019 at 11:59 PST. Delivered a new version of pkey_report_wparam.php which alters Period section format.

    December 01, 2019 at 16:47 PST. New data base MAP_Rev_1.027__12_01_19 is delivered. All elevations were redone. Additional minor errors and corrections. Integration of Ålin [1961] for Messenia into the DB.

    November 27, 2019 at 11:40 a.m. PST. New data base MAP_Rev_1.025__11_27_19 is delivered. Many minor errors fixed and a large number of additions intended to more fully incorporate Ålin [1961] into the DB.

    November 01, 2019 at 12:44 PST. New Data base MAP_Rev_1.024__11_01_19 is delivered. Minor errors fixed and a small number of additions.

    August 20, 2019 at 08:33 PST. New Data base MAP_Rev_1.021__08_20_19 is delivered. Minor errors fixed. 27 sites added, 14 new features, 28 new bibliography sources. New software delivered to use an expanded number of icons.

    July 30, 2019 at 23:33 PST. Data base MAP_Rev_1.020__07_30_19 is delivered. Minor errors fixed. Icon scheme modified. New icons delivered and new software to support them.

    Sites C6734 - C6738 added. 3 Bibliographical items added. Many modifications and integrating Alin [1962] for Elis and Achaea.

    July 24, 2019 at 10:31 PST. Data base MAP_Rev_1.019__07_24_19 delivered. Minor errors fixed. 24 new sites and 21 new features added. Icon for peak sanctuaries created and integrated.

    June 26, 2019 at 12:30 PST. New database (1.018) has been delivered. Several new sites in the Dodecanese. Many minor bugs or misspellings corrected.

    June 19, 2019 at 11:40 PST. New software delivered. This rationalizes and completes the scheme for generating .csv and .kml files. New usage.php delivered to explain the changes.

    June 12, 2019 at 10:50 PST. New database (1.017) has been delivered with a new version of the Combo Map software. New search software was delivered. This completes a re-scrub of the island of Rhodes with about 15 new sites entered.

    May 30, 2019 at 11:28 PST New database (1.016) has been delivered along with new versions of the software. This change incorporates the break out of the author field in the database and the software changes required to support it. Many new sites have been added primarily to the region around Mycenae in the Argolid (They were available in 1.015). This represents the start of integrating the Archaeological Atlas of Mycenae. The shortCurrentString.php software has been integrated to all map-drawing software.

    April 02, 2019 at 18:04 PST New database (1.014) has been delivered. This new DB adds a large number of corrections and expansions as well as integrating Astrom's 'Mycenaean pottery from the Region of Aigion'.

    March 15, 2019 PST. New database (1.009) has been delivered. This new DB adds about 30 new sites in Aigina, Anatolia, Levant. About 60 new modern features are added to the feature tables. New software delivered to support a much improved search capability. See the Usage page under 'Search Page' for more.

    March 5, 2019 New database (1.008) has been delivered.

    February 23, 2019 at 9:00 PST. New database (1.007) has been delivered. This new DB adds approximately 90 new sites for the Levant. New Search files have been delivered. The software for the author map and the place key report have had small changes made and redelivered. Various small errors have been fixed.

    January 31, 2019 at 9:32 PST. New database (1.006 has been delivered. This new DB adds approximately 50 new sites in Egypt and the Sudan. New Search files have been delivered. The software for a new control page has been updated and delivered. Various small errors have been fixed.

    January 08, 2019 at 6:50 PST. New database (1.005) has been delivered. This new DB adds approximately 50 new sites in the central Mediterranean. New Search files have been delivered. The software for a new control page has been updated and delivered. Minor modifications to zoom functionality for the central mediterranean have been added to computeLatLonCenter.php

    December 26, 2018 at 9:07 PST. New database (1.004) has been delivered. This new DB adds approximately 100 new sites in Crete and in the western Mediterranean (Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Malta). New Search files have been delivered. The software for a new control page has been updated and delivered.

    December 1, 2018 at 10:57 PST. New database (1.003) has been delivered. This new database fixes various errors. It adds approximately 60 sites both in Anatolia and the Levant. New Search files have been delivered.

    November 18, 2018 at 08:22 PST. New database (1.002) has been delivered. This new database treats regions and subregions consistently. New software has been delivered. This new software implements subregion granularity for all reports.

    For more about subregion support see this blog post for more.

    November 4, 2018 at 9:38 AM PST. New database (1.001) has been uploaded with new search files. New software has been delivered. This new software supports some new sites along with the new Principal Sites control. See Usage Page for more.

    October 24, 2018 at 13:25 PST. New database (version 0.068 uploaded). New software version delivered. These new deliveries support some new sites. They support the new Bibliography Report page and single citation map. Search Tables updated.

    October 16, 2018 at 6:02 PST. New database 0.067 uploaded. It supports about 60 new sites (primarily in Crete) along with an equal number of new features. Search tables updated.  Fixed the error where the usage page button was dead on the splash page (index.php) in some browsers.

    October 14, 2018 at 12:02 PST. New software to support nearest neighbor analysis from place key report screen has been delivered. For more details see Atlas Usage Page.

    September 9, 2018 at 17:00 PST. Database version 0.066 uploaded. This includes more than 40 new sites in Crete and in the Asea valley in Arcadia, Peloponnese. Search files updated.

    August 23, 2018 at 6:52 PST. Database version 0.065 uploaded. This includes 71 new sites, many in the islands of Karpathos, Saros (Saria), and Kasos. Search files updated.

    August 8, 2018 at 09:02 PST. Database version 0.064 uploaded. This includes new sites in Crete. Search files updated. New code delivered which implements the Chrono report page. For Details see Atlas Usage Page.

    July 23, 2018 at 13:59 PST. Database and search files updated. DB version is 0.063 which includes many new sites and features, primarily in Crete.

    July 08, 2018 at 16:50 PST. Database and Search updated today. DB Version is 0.062 which includes 32 new sites and approx. 100 new features, primarily in western Crete.

    July 3, 2018 09:46 PST. Delivered new reporting facility pages. These are triggered from the Controls Page as well as the combination map Page. For more details see Atlas Usage Page.

    June 11, 2018 11:26 PST. Fixed error where combo map fails to draw if Ceramic Horizon or Type is selected. Software redelivered.

    June 11, 2018 at 09:00 PST. Database and Search updated today. Version is 0.061 which includes 51 new sites, primarily in western Crete.

    June 07, 2018 at 16:50 PST. New software for site elevation charts (elevation_onmap.php) delivered. New Control Page software was delivered.

    May 28, 2018. New software for Site Size, Site Elevation, Literature Source, and Error Radius delivered. This represents rewrites to use Open Street Maps instead of Google Maps.

    May 22, 2018: The .kml and .csv output for the feature key report page has been implemented.

    May 21, 2018: New versions of pk_report_wparam.php and fk_report_wparam.php have been delivered consequent to migration away from Google Maps.

    May 11, 2018: Release of DB 59. MAP_Rev_0.059__05_11_18. It contains many additional sites in the Siteia region in Crete.

    April 29, 2018: Release of DB 58a. Contains modifications of biblio table to create separate Author field. Modification and redelivery of pkey_report_wparam.php.

    April 23, 2018: Release of DB 58. MAP_Rev_0.058__04_23_18. Approx 73 new sites (based largely on Hood, Warren, Cadogan, Travels in Crete, 1962. BSA (59), pp.50-99, 1964.

    April 10, 2018: Release of DB 57. MAP_Rev_57__04_10_18. Approx. 40 new sites (primarily around Knossos, Crete). Emphasis on LM. Sundry errors fixed. Principal source is Hood and Smyth [1981]: Hood, Sinclair and David Smyth 'Archaeological Survey of the Knossos Area', The British School at Athens. Supplementary Volumes, No. 14, Archaeological Survey of the Knossos Area, pp. i-x & 1-69, 1981

    April 2, 2018: Release of DB 56. MAP_Rev_56__04_02_18. More than 100 new sites (primarily in Crete) in the Pediada and Lasithi plains. Based on article by Panagiotakis Nikos. L'évolution archéologique de la Pédiada (Crète centrale) : premier bilan d'une prospection. In: Bulletin de correspondance hellénique. Volume 127, livraison 2, 2003. pp. 327-430;

    March 21, 2018: Release of DB 55. MAP_Rev_55__03_21_18. Fifty new sites (primarily in Crete). Corrections and modifications. Search table files updated.

    March 15, 2018: Release of DB 54. MAP_Rev_54__03_15_18. About twenty new sites primarily in Crete. Corrections and emendations. Search table files updated.

    March 02, 2018: Release of DB 53. MAP_Rev_53__03_02_18. Thirty new sites. Various corrections and emendations. Search table files updated.

    February 05, 2018: Release of DB 52. MAP_Rev_52__02_05_18. Twenty seven new sites. Various corrections and emendations. Search table files updated.

    January 19, 2018: Release of DB 50. MAP_Rev_0.050__01_19_18. Complete first draft of integration of contributions from Professor Alex Knodell
    of Carleton College. Many sites modified particularly in central Greece. Search table files updated.

    January 3, 2018: Release of DB 48. MAP_Rev_0.048__01_03_18. Maintenance and integration of contributions from Professor Alex Knodell
    of Carleton College. Search table files updated.

    December 24, 2017: Release of DB 47. MAP_Rev_0.047__12_24_17. Maintenance and further integration of contributions from Professor
    Alex Knodell (Carleton College).

    December 18, 2017: Release of DB 46. MAP_Rev_0.046__12_18_17 along with new search files. Integration of contributions of
    Professor Alex Knodell (Carleton College) for points in Central Greece. Integration of Skyros island, Sporades.

    November 28, 2017: Release of DB 44. MAP_Rev_0.044__11_28_17_Test This new database includes nearly 100 additional sites for Crete.
    The integration of Nowicki's Defensible Sites in Crete [1996] is now completed.

    November 9, 2017: Delivery of new copies of Create_Combo_Map.php, writecombokml.php, writecombocsv.php.
    Primary changes consist of harmonizing the queries across all three products so that they deliver the same results.
    Added the time_equivalency logic to retrieve all subtrees of a relative chronology.

    November 9, 2017: A new DB was delivered with a new table: time_eq. New DB is: MAP_Rev_0.043__11_9_17_Test.sql
    This is to support the code changes in new versions of Create_Combo_Map.php, writecombokml.php, and writecombocsv.php

    November 9, 2017: Many minor changes made to correct errors or add clarity or bibliography entries to site descriptions.

    October 29, 2017: Delivery of pkey_report.php and pkey_report_wparam.php to deliver feature marker functionality.

    October 19, 2017: Database update. Rev. 41. (MAP_Rev_0.041__10_19_17_Test) Emphasis on Laconia and integrating Banou.

    October 6, 2017: Database update. Rev. 40. (MAP_Rev_0.040__10_06_17_Test ) Emphasis on improving points in Epirus.

    September 27, 2017: Database update. Rev. 38. (MAP_Rev_0.038__09_27_17_Test) Emphasis on Achaea, Aigion, Patras, etc.

    September 16, 2017: Database update. Rev. 37. (MAP_Rev_0.037__09_16_17_Test) Sicyonia

    September 13, 2017: Database update. Rev. 36. (MAP_Rev_0.036__09_13_17_Test) Emphasis on Sicyonia

    September 4, 2017: Database update. Rev. 35. (MAP_Rev_0.035__09_04_17_Test) Emphasis on Northern Peloponnese

    August 28, 2017: Database update. Rev. 34. (MAP_Rev_0.034__08_26_17_Test) Emphasis on Boeotia, Locris

    August 21, 2017: Database update. Rev. 33. (MAP_Rev_0.033__08_21_17_Test) Emphasis on Phocis, Phthiotis, Boeotia

    August 12, 2017: Database update. Rev. 32. (MAP_Rev_0.032__08_12_17_Test) Emphasis on Pelasgiotis, Thessaly

    July 31, 2017: Database update. Rev. 30a. Addition of points in Eastern Crete.

    July 27, 2017: Database update. Rev. 30. Integration of all of southern Pelop., Kythera.

    July 24, 2017: Database update. Rev. 29. Focus on Messenia, Triphylia, Elis.

    July 16, 2017: Database update. Rev. 28. Focus on the Argolid.

    July 11, 2017: Reintegration of all screens and software. Numerous improvements. Addition of a Regional search facility.

    July 4, 2017: Database update. Changes focused on Messenia.

    June 28, 2017: Database update. Changes focused on Messenia, Cyclades, Arcadia.

    June 23, 2017: Software update. Initiated the Regional name lists page. General reformatting and including the regional page link on several pages.

    June 21, 2017: Software update. More controls are added so that the Gazetteer Page can be reached from more than just the 'Controls' page.