The Sissi Archaeological (Photographic) Project is a long-term photographic journey (2009-2021) through the Bronze Age Minoan-Mycenaean excavation at the Kephali, Sissi, north eastern Crete. All photographs were created and published by Gavin McGuire.

The New Archaeological Normal Under Wrap

The New Archaeological Normal Under Wrap

2020 AIA Winner - Excavation category 2020. Chania International Photo Festival - Documentary category 2021

The Joy Of Archaeology Beats Digging

The Joy Of Archaeology Beats Digging

2019

Spreading A Shadow Over A Weary Past

Spreading A Shadow Over A Weary Past

2019 Competition Winner - World Archaeology 2020. Chania International Photo Festival - Documentary category 2020

Hushed Eyes Avoiding The Burning Glare

Hushed Eyes Avoiding The Burning Glare

2019

Imaging From Above

Imaging From Above

2019

Preparing Tea At Tiffanys

Preparing Tea At Tiffanys

2019

Early Morning Break

Early Morning Break

2019

Loving the Ashlar

Loving the Ashlar

2018

Shadow Land

Shadow Land

2017 AIA Comp - Winner Excavation category 2017.

Painting Ghosts

Painting Ghosts

2017 AIA comp - Winner Field Life category 2017

Finely Balanced

Finely Balanced

2017

Caught Between a Hard Rock and Hard Scan

Caught Between a Hard Rock and Hard Scan

2017

Pilates Position

Pilates Position

2017 AIA comp - Winner Excavation 2018

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

2017 AIA comp - Winner Excavation category 2018

In a Shroud of Passing Thoughts

In a Shroud of Passing Thoughts

2017

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

2016 AIA comp - Runner-up Archaeological Landscapes category 2017.

Stranger In A Strange Land

Stranger In A Strange Land

2016

Mosquito Attack

Mosquito Attack

2016

All Things Must Pass

All Things Must Pass

2016

Court Sweepers Caught Sweeping-2

Court Sweepers Caught Sweeping-2

2016

Above The  Chaos

Above The Chaos

2016 AIA comp - Winner Archaeological Landscape category 2017

Dangling Conversation

Dangling Conversation

2016

Talking Heads

Talking Heads

2016

Speak To Me

Speak To Me

2016

On The Turning Away

On The Turning Away

2016

Another Day In Paradise

Another Day In Paradise

2016

Take It To The Limit

Take It To The Limit

2016

First Come First Served

First Come First Served

2015

Reggae Kolatsio

Reggae Kolatsio

2016 AIA Comp - Winner Field Life category 2017

Master Blaster

Master Blaster

2016

Saving the Past

Saving the Past

2015

North By Northwest

North By Northwest

2011

The Restorationist

The Restorationist

2015

Cleaning Walls

Cleaning Walls

2011

Nothing To Declare

Nothing To Declare

2011

Waterlogging

Waterlogging

2011

Excuse Me While I Touch The Sky

Excuse Me While I Touch The Sky

2011

Hauling In The Bronze Age

Hauling In The Bronze Age

2010

Triangularity

Triangularity

2010

Death Under the Midday Sun

Death Under the Midday Sun

2010

Awaiting Closure

Awaiting Closure

2010

Curiosity In A Flash

Curiosity In A Flash

2010

The Other Michelangelo

The Other Michelangelo

2010

Forensic Position

Forensic Position

2010

The Queen  Of 'Tough Books'

The Queen Of 'Tough Books'

2010

Curiosity

Curiosity

2010

Revising Dates

Revising Dates

2010

Keep Talking

Keep Talking

2010

Dancing Surveyor

Dancing Surveyor

2010

Stalking Kephali Hill

Stalking Kephali Hill

2010

Cooking Up A Storm

Cooking Up A Storm

2018

Let There Be More Light

Let There Be More Light

2010

Seal On The Rocks

Seal On The Rocks

2011 AIA comp - Winner Fun Finds category 2015

Battered and Bruised

Battered and Bruised

2012

What It's All About

What It's All About

2010