LH (Mycenaean) settlement at Tzannata /Poros Kephallenia (Kefalonia) :
A strong candidate for the seat of King Ulysses
(excerpt from the book: Homeric Ithaca, H. Putman Cramer / G. Metaxas)
|Photo from the central chamber of the monumental tholos tomb excavated from 1992 to 1994 by Dr Lazaros Kolonas, who became later the General Director of Antiquities of the Greek Ministry of Culture.|
importance beyond its own borders, ruled by a Mycenaean prince.
Aerial photograph of the Mycenaean royal tholos tomb at Arès near Tzannata, just outside the impressive Poros gorge, which was excavated from 1992 to 1994 by Dr. Lazaros Kolonas,
|Photo from the excavations of the tholos tomb in summer 1992. Dr. Lazaros Kolonas inside the domed tomb supervises the excavation along with the archaeologists John Moschos and Niki Chrisafi|
Dr Adonis Vasilakis
|Poros Kefalonia the southeastern part of Kephallenia (Kefalonia) contains a great many prehistoric (Mycenaean) sites, could possibly be connected with the centre of Homeric (Mycenaean?) Ithaca,|
[iii] Dr Adonis Vasilakis ( from the 2nd meeting of the Mycenaean Seminar 2012)
Its discovery at Tzannata contributes significantly to our meagre knowledge concerning the domestic architecture of this period in the Ionian islands.