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Property of Sm. Chalakatevakis-Ventouris, Kalami. Katerina Tzanakaki (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that in Kalami, at the municipality of Souda, the remains of a potential farmstead, which comprises part of Ancient Aptera, were discovered during a salvage excavation. The investigation took place between March 2007 and August 2008. Part of a building dating to mid-3rd c B.C., which underwent extensive repairing during the next century (second half of 2nd c B.C.) probably after a natural disaster,...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kalamion, , 
Key-words : Agricultural facility, Numismatics, Metal
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Aptera. Vanna Niniou-Kindeli (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during June 2008, the project for the disclosure of the theatre of Aptera began, as part of a series of projects that took place in Crete. The works were intensive due to the fact that the project had to finish during 2009. The results were scheduled to be published in the Chronika of the following year. [Entry created by C....

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Aptera, , 
Key-words : Entertainment venue, Theatre
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Property of G. Tsirantonakis, Livadakia. Sofia Preve (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during October 2008 a two-day excavation took place at the property in the area of Koufos-Gavranou in Kydonia, south of the village of Patelari. Prior to the excavation, G. Tsirantonakis had handed a small amount of pottery from this site as well as a worn bronze coin from a nearby site. The land owner became aware of the presence of ceramic vessels on his field, after one was found in one of its slopes...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Livadaki, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Galiatsos Property, Nea Chora, Chania. Sofia Preve (KE’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that in 2008 the “deconstruction” of specific architectural remains found in the Galiatsos property in Nea Chora, Chania (Fig. 1) took place, for the purposes of the erection a seven storey building. The excavation, removal of the walls and pits, and backfilling at the SW part of the property prior to the construction works was approved (Fig. 2).

A Hellenistic pit (Pit A), two Archaic ones (Pit ΚΓ and...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Nea Chora, , 
Key-words : Hydraulic installation, Well, Architectural revetments
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Latest reports updated

En 1998 et 1999, la priorité ayant été donnée à l'étude du matériel, les fouilles, d'étendue limitée, ont été centrées sur deux secteurs. 1) Secteur Sud (ville basse). — L'exploration de la maison Β (v. BCH 122 [1998] Chron., p. 884) a été poursuivie. Dans la pièce B2, on a constaté que le foyer ou four légèrement elliptique, qui avait été assigné au deuxième état de la maison, remonte en fait au premier ; à côté de celui-ci, on a fouillé une cuvette carrée (1...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Argilos, ville antique, ancient city, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Port, Bath, Residence
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Fouilles gréco-canadiennes. — La campagne de 1997 a porté sur l'édifice carré de la fin du IVe s. av. J.-C. découvert au sommet de l'acropole (bâtiment A, v. BCH 122 [1998] Chron., p. 885). Son plan est maintenant presque entièrement lisible (fig. 1). L'entrée avec porche couvert menait à un vestibule rectangulaire d'où l'on pouvait accéder aux pièces du rez-de-chaussée, à travers une grande cour centrale, ou à celles de l'étage, par un escalier en pierre parfaitement...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Argilos, ville antique, ancient city, , 
Key-words : Production/extraction site, Hydraulic installation, Cistern, Tools/weapons
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En 2002, la fouille a été centrée sur trois secteurs. 1) Secteur de l'acropole. — L'équipe grecque a exploré les abords méridionaux de la grande maison hellénistique A (v. BCH 124 [2000] Chron., p. 943), afin d'établir le lien entre celle-ci et le complexe de la même période situé au Sud (v. plan ΑΕΜΘ 11, p. 540). La fouille a mis au jour une voie d'accès menant au portique de la maison, voie qui fut construite au-dessus de structures plus anciennes. Plusieurs autres...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Argilos, ville antique, ancient city, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Road system/waterway, Residence
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Les principaux résultats des fouilles gréco-canadiennes menées sur le site de cette colonie d'Andros depuis 1992 (v. en dernier lieu BCH 122 [1998] Chron., p. 885) sont présentés par Z. Bonias et J. Perreault, dans Άνδρος και Χαλκιδική, p....

Operation Type :
 Study
Toponym :
 Argilos, ville antique, ancient city, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Territory
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Reports of most recent discoveries

Palaiopanagias Street, Paiania. YPPOA reports on the discovery of a new marble grave monument, discovered during excavations undertaken for the construction of the New Town Hall of Paiania.

This marble monument was erected in an ancient cemetery located SW of Katsoulerthi hill in Paiania. It is preserved in two pieces, depicting two full-length female figures. The woman on the right (the deceased) is depicted sitting with her feet on a footrest, and she wears a chiton and himation....

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Paiania, Liopesi, , 
Key-words : Tomb, Sculpture
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Ancient Olous, Elounda. The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and FORTH report on the fourth year of underwater investigations at the site of ancient Elounda.

The most recent work was in the area of Poros, cleaning sand and vegetation to reveal long structures – possibly the walls of the ancient city or a jetty. It will be necessary to carry out test excavations in this area, because only the upper surface of the masonry is currently visible. These and other structures were...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Sub-Marine
Toponym :
 Elounda, , 
Key-words : Road system/waterway
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Temple of Zeus, Ancient Olympia. The Ephorate of Antiquities of Ilia reports on the chance discovery of a bronze bull figurine, which came to light during an inspection of the site. The small figurine was located by Mrs Zacharoula Leventouris near the Temple of Zeus, after one of the horns was seen protruding from the groudn after heavy rains. The figurine was immediately removed and transferred for conservation. According an an initial study, the well-preserved figurine is one of...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction
Toponym :
 Archaia Olympia, , 
Key-words : Figurine, Metal
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Aigai. Angelika Kottaridi (Ephorate of Antiquities of Imathia) reports on new discoveries made during the study and maintenance of the large building complex located near the NW gate of the ancient city.

The complex consists of square and rectangular rooms, arranged around a large courtyard. The S part of the E and W wings have so far been revealed. To the E there is a temple-like area with two Doric columns overlooking the courtyard. This building was constructed by the end of the...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction
Toponym :
 Vergina, Veria, Kutles, Aigeai, Aigaia, Aigai, , 
Key-words : Religious building, Altar, Temple, Figurine
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