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Mycenean cemetery in the area Tripes of the Kladeos village, municipality of Ileia. Z. Leventoudi (Z’ EPKA) reports on the continuation of the excavations in the Mycenean cemetery in Tripes. The excavation was a result of continuous illegal excavations, which revealed two chamber tombs.

Chamber Tomb A (N-S) was revealed next to the cemetery’s entrance, with its entrance facing the S. The chamber’s plan was ellipsoidal and inside it the excavators found a large quantity of...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Tripai, Tripes, , 
Key-words : Tomb, Metal, Bone
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Oinoe, site Ag. Athanasios, Municipality of Ilida.  Z. Leventoudi (Z’ EPKA) reports on the rescue excavation conducted during June 2014 in the Ag. Athanasios site. This excavation revealed part of a cemetery, containing Late Classical pithos burials (Fig. 1a-b). This cemetery was revealed during the process of configuration of P. Alexopoulos’ farm. The continuous tilling during the past years had destroyed the majority of the cemetery.

The survey was confined in the SW...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Oinoi, Kulugli, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Property of the Construction Association, Karteros. Stella Mandalaki (ΚΓ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that the plot is located in the area of Karteros, in proximity to the E borders of Eileithyia cave, SE of the hill of Palaiochora in Amnissos. The creation of a settlement on this plot was approved, and the excavation took place under the supervision of the ΚΓ΄ΕΠΚΑ. In 2006 part of a Minoan wall N of plot 222 was detected, and later the 2008 excavation brought to light an...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Karteros, , 
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Property of E. Panigiri, Chersonissos. Stella Mandalaki (ΚΓ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that this plot is located at the road heading from the port towards Ano Chersonissos and is nearby other properties where antiquities have been brought to light. Due to the detection of Roman graves during trial trenching, and excavation took place and led to the discovery of an organised Late Roman cemetery (Fig. 1, Fig. 2).  Twenty four trenches (3×3 m.) were opened in total and 42 rectangular graves...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Chersonissos, Chersonisos, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Numismatics, Dress and personal ornament
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Latest reports updated

En 1997, la 2e Éphorie des antiquités byzantines a poursuivi les fouilles du cimetière tardo-romain et paléochrétien dans le terrain Karamolengos (v. BCH 125 [2001] Chron., p. 995-996), mettant au jour six nouvelles chambres funéraires voûtées qui abritent chacune une tombe à ciste. Comme les précédentes, celles-ci connurent deux phases d'utilisation : construites au IIIe-IVe s. au-dessus de tombes à fosse (Ier-IIe s.), elles furent utilisées intensivement du Ve au VIIe s. apr....

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Perissa, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Inscription
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En 2003 on a mené une première campagne d'étude du matériel céramique provenant de la tombe explorée sur ce site. La coexistence de matériel datant du MM IB/IIA et MM IIB suggère que la tombe date du MM IIB, tandis que son usage se poursuivit jusqu'à la phase de transition au MM IIIA. Parmi les quelque 40 vases partiellement ou complètement conservés, les formes dominantes sont les tasses et les...

Operation Type :
 Study
Toponym :
 Tragostalos, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Programme de recherche sur les routes minoennes. — En 2003 et 2004, les travaux sur ce site, situé au Nord de Kato Zakros, se sont poursuivis sous la direction de S. Chryssoulaki1 (ministère de la Culture).  

Etude du matériel. — En 2003 on a achevé l'étude du matériel céramique provenant du « Poste de mer » confirmant ainsi les résultats des campagnes précédentes qui avaient identifié quatre principaux horizons d'occupation : MM IIB-IIIA, MM IIIB-MR IB, MR...

Operation Type :
 Survey - Geophysical survey
Toponym :
 Tragostalos, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Production/extraction site, Sanctuary, Territory
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Sur ce site, qui occupe une petite presqu'île à 3,5 km à l'Est de la ville de Sitia, les fouilles menées en 1996 ont mis au jour de nouvelles maisons dans trois quartiers de l'habitat hellénistique (v. BCH 125 [2001] Chron., p. 1021-1022). Dans le quartier Γ, dont l'exploration a été achevée, la découverte la plus intéressante a été celle d'une monnaie d'Argos (fin du IIIe-milieu du IIe s. av. J.-C.). Dans le quartier Β on a exploré quatre pièces (Β 12-B 15) dont la...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Trypitos, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Fortifications, Residence, Figurine
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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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