Chronique des fouilles en ligne - AGO
Outil indispensable pour les chercheurs de toutes disciplines qui souhaitent s'informer des dernières découvertes archéologiques en Grèce et à Chypre, la Chronique des fouilles en ligne/Archaeology in Greece Online est une base de données richement illustrée, disposant d'un outil cartographique pour localiser les opérations de terrain.
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Knossos Roman Geophysics. Daniel Stewart (Leicester) and Jennifer Baird (Birkbeck) report on a fourth and final season of geophysical investigations at Knossos with the overall goal of providing a working knowledge of the urban layout into which excavated but largely unstudied archaeological materials from BSA excavations of Roman Knossos can be placed (Fig. 1). Four seasons of geophysical prospection suggest that there was no overarching orthogonality imposed on the city in its latest period...

Nature de l'opération :
 Prospection
Toponyme :
 Knossos, Knosos, Cnossus, Cnossos, Crète, Grèce
Mots-clés : Basilique, Édifice religieux, Maison, Édifice Public
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Knossos, Gypsades. Ioanna Serpetsidaki (Ephorate of Antiquities of Herakleion), Gianna Ayala (Sheffield), Amy Bogaard (Oxford) and Eleni Hatzaki (Cincinnati) report on a mixed season of study and fieldwork on this collaborative project that seeks to investigate a neighbourhood within the southern suburbs of Minoan Knossos (Fig. 1). Study of stratigraphy, architecture and ceramics led by Hatzaki confirmed and refined the sequence of occupation observed in the 2014 and 2015 excavation seasons,...

Nature de l'opération :
 Prospection
Toponyme :
 Knossos, Knosos, Cnossus, Cnossos, Crète, Grèce
Mots-clés : Maison, Habitat
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Olynthos. Bettina Tsigarida (Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella), Zosia Archibald (Liverpool) and Lisa Nevett (Michigan) report on a fifth season of this collaborative project seeking to recover a uniquely detailed picture of Greek households as social and economic units, within their broader urban and regional settings (Fig. 1). Goals for the 2018 season on the North Hill were to continue investigation of house B ix 6, working towards completely revealing its final occupation phase and...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Programmée
Toponyme :
 Olynthos, Miriofiton, Macédoine Centrale, Grèce
Mots-clés : Os, Flore, Maison, Habitat
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Koutroulou Magoula. Nina Kyparissi-Apostolika (Director Emerita, EPSNE), Vasilis Tsamis (UCL) and Yannis Hamilakis (Brown) report on the fourth season of a second five-year programme of collaborative work on the Middle Neolithic tell site. As in 2017, the major focus was on exploration of the slope and periphery, while excavation also continued on the top of the tell (Fig. 1). Work there helped clarify questions about the use of space in different temporal moments and to understand better...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Programmée
Toponyme :
 Neo Monastiri, Thessalie, Grèce
Mots-clés : Pierre, Flore, Outillage/armement, Four
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Dans le cadre des travaux pour la nouvelle route nationale, les vestiges d’une église byzantine, ainsi qu'un cimetière, ont été découverts au lieu-dit Chani Kokonas, à 30 m à l’Est de l’auberge de l’époque byzantine, fouillée en 2010. L’église (fig. 1), de 11,60 x 12 m, appartient au type à nef unique et portique ; elle comporte trois absides semi-circulaires à l’Est. Les traces de deux autels au niveau du bêma de l'abside centrale et de l'abside Sud ont...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Sauvetage
Toponyme :
 Tempi, Thessalie, Grèce
Mots-clés : Église, Sépulture, Édifice religieux, Nécropole
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Keros-Dhaskalio. Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd (Cambridge/BSA) report on a fourth and final field season of this project, which has focused on the ‘Small Cyclades’, the archipelago of small islands located between Naxos, Ios and Amorgos in the south-central Cyclades. Combining survey with excavation, the project has uncovered remarkable evidence for architecture and town planning, craft activities, and the widespread import of raw materials and finished goods: the first clear evidence for...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Programmée
Toponyme :
 Keros, Keria, Karos, Kereia, Égée du Sud, Grèce
Mots-clés : Pierre, Métal, Flore, Canalisation
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Dans la région d’Orchoménos, G. Agiamarniotis (IXe éphorie des antiquités préhistoriques et classiques) a mené en 2010 une fouille de sauvetage dans le cadre des travaux d’amélioration des réseaux d’irrigation et a mis au jour, au lieu-dit Kampos, une partie de la nécropole archaïque et classique de la ville antique.  De nombreuses stèles et séma funéraires en pierre étaient visibles en surface sur la propriété S. Kavalari, ainsi que des fragments de larnax en...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Sauvetage
Toponyme :
 Orchomène, Orchomenos, Adamas, Athamas, Skripou (JO54/1955), Grèce centrale, Grèce
Mots-clés : Nécropole, Production/extraction, Sépulture, Inscription
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Georgia Ivou (Δ'ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a cluster of graves which were part of a Christian cemetery. Three were rectangular pit graves which had been severely damaged by looters. Two (II, III) were covered with limestone slabs which had fallen into the pits as a result of the looting. To the south of these were another two graves (IV, V) built with bricks and internally lined with plaster and covered with stone slabs (Fig. 1). They contained multiple burials, (Fig. 2) one of...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Sauvetage
Toponyme :
 Prosymna, Berbati (206/1927), Péloponnèse, Grèce
Mots-clés : Sépulture, Nécropole
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Kentri, Rousses.  An unlooted chamber tomb was excavated by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lasithi in an olive grove at the site of Rousses, c. 800m NE of the village of Kentri (Fig. 1).  Its existence was revealed by a hole 1.20m in diameter and 2.5m deep (Fig. 2).  The chamber tomb was cut into the local soft, marly limestone and was approached by a vertical cutting, while the entrance was sealed with a dry-stone wall.

The interior of the tomb was divided into 3...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Sauvetage
Toponyme :
 Kendrion, Crète, Grèce
Mots-clés : Sépulture, Nécropole
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Thouria,  Ellenika.  X. Arapogianni (ASA) reports on a second season of excavation of the ancient theatre of Thouria (Fig. 1).  Revealed this season were: the circumference of the orchestra, 16.30m dia. (Fig. 2), the rainwater drain which encircled the orchestra, seats of the first row and the lower cavea, onto which had slipped from the upper parts of the theatre architectural elements and seats (Fig. 3).  A number of seats remained in situ, attesting to the monument’s...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Programmée
Toponyme :
 Thouria, Péloponnèse, Grèce
Mots-clés : Théâtre, Revêtements (mur et sol), Pierre, Établissement de spectacles
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Kythera Island Project. C. Broodbank (Cambridge/BSA), E. Kiriatzi (BSA Fitch Laboratory), A. Bevan (UCL/BSA) and I. Petrocheilos (Ioannina) report on a single season of investigation on the inland urban centre of ancient Kythera, now known as Paliokastro, a 2.5km2 area unavailable for investigation by the Kythera Island Project (KIP) in 1998-2001 (Fig. 1).

Excavations by Ioannis Petrocheilos documented the existence of a town there from at least...

Nature de l'opération :
 Prospection
Toponyme :
 Cythère, Kythira, Kithira, Kythera, Tsirigo, Attique, Grèce
Mots-clés : Édifice Public, Temple, Fortification, Maison
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Messene.  P. Themelis (ASA) reports on continued excavations at the site of ancient Messene (Fig. 1).  Investigation of the interior of the underground pi-shaped vaulted stoa and the S part of the Sanctuary of Isis revealed 8 underground halls of over 6m height and varying width in 2 parallel rows with a total extent of over 50m.  Their ceilings had collapsed and were covered with earth and decaying undergrowth.  One hall was fully excavated (Fig. 2): length 5.50m, width...

Nature de l'opération :
 Fouille - Programmée
Toponyme :
 Messini, Messène, Péloponnèse, Grèce
Mots-clés : Maison, Inscription, Revêtements (mur et sol), Pierre
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