It was excavated by a team from the Brandeis University from 1976 to 1984—under Ian Todd's leadership. Excavations were carried out each summer from 1976 though 1979, and a final summer season took place in 1984. The excavations were funded for the first four seasons by the National Science Foundation (USA).
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- Todd, Ian A.; Douglas Baird (1987). Excavations at Kalavasos-Tenta (Vasilikos Valley Project 6 Vol. 1 ed.). Gothenburg: Paul Åströms förlag. ISBN 978-91-86098-48-3.
- Todd, Ian A. (2005). Excavations at Kalavasos-Tenta (Studies in Mediterranean archaeology 71/7 ed.). Gothenburg: Paul Åströms förlag.