Chronique des fouilles en ligne - AGO
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À Dikili Tash, P. Darcque, H. Koukouli-Chryssanthaki, D. Malamidou et Z. Tsirtsoni ont mené en 2017 une nouvelle campagne d’étude dont l’objectif était de poursuivre l’étude des données issues des fouilles récentes et de préparer les publications. Parmi ces dernières, le volume de synthèse présentant toutes les recherches effectuées à Dikili Tash entre 1986 et 2017 sera terminé à la fin de l’année 2017. Trois dossiers ont apporté des résultats d’un grand intérêt...

Operation Type :
 Study - Material analysis
Toponym :
 Dikili Tash, , 
Key-words : Residence, Wood, Plant remains, Metal
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25 Aiolou Street, Athens. The Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens reports on the discovering of a Herm, found during the construction of a sewage network at 25 Aiolou Street. The herm was discovered opposite the Church of Agia Irini, at a depth of 1.30m. The head was once attached to a column, and the iconography is typical of the style of Ermos Propylaios of Alkamenos. The head had been mounted in secondary use in the S side of a wall in the modern sewer connection. The herm...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens Centre (Plaka, Monastiraki), Athènes Centre, , 
Key-words : Sculpture
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Underwater investigation at the gulf of Herakleion and the island of Dia from the EEA and the American Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Theotokis Theodoulou (EEA) reports that an area beyond 30 square kilometers was systematically investigated at the gulf of Herakleion and in the south and east of Dia Island. In total four unknown shipwreck loads with amphorae as well as vessels used by the ship crew were found. The two of them are Roman shipwrecks, one carrying Cretan amphorae of the...

Operation Type :
 Survey - Underwater
Toponym :
 Iraklion, Irakleion, Herakleion, Candie, Candia, Khandax, Megalokastron, , 
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Hersonissos Harbour Theotokis Theodoulou (EEA) reports that an underwater autopsy was conducted indicating that: From the head of the harbour and towards the south, the existence of multiple walls was identified. The building style suggests these were Roman constructions, although some of the remains could also be ascribed to earlier periods. Inside the harbour basin pottery, building  material, stone blocks, columns etc. were found. The windward breakwater, which was depicted in the...

Operation Type :
 Survey - Underwater
Toponym :
 Chersonissos, Chersonisos, , 
Key-words : Road system/waterway
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À Dikili Tash, P. Darcque (CNRS UMR 7041), H. Koukouli-Chryssanthaki (Éphore émérite, Kavala), D. Malamidou (Éphorie des Antiquités de Serres) et Z. Tsirtsoni (CNRS UMR 7041) ont mené en 2019 une nouvelle campagne de fouilles sur l’habitat préhistorique. Secteur 7. – Sur le sommet du tell, l’objectif en 2019 était de fouiller extensivement le niveau 7-10 qui est le niveau du Bronze Récent le plus profond. Il a été exploré sur une superficie de 50 m2. Les vestiges d’un...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Dikili Tash, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Residence, Hearth/Kiln/Oven
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En 2018, l’équipe menée par P. Darque (CNRS UMR 7041), H. Koukouli-Chryssanthaki (Éphore émérite, Kavala), D. Malamidou (Éphorie des Antiquités de Serres) et Z. Tsirtsoni (CNRS UMR 7041) s’est concentrée sur l’étude du matériel issu des fouilles de Dikili Tash. Le deuxième volume de synthèse sur les recherches entre 1986 et 2016 a été achevé et déposé pour publication à la Société Archéologique. Par ailleurs, l’étude en laboratoire s’est poursuivie sur de...

Operation Type :
 Study - Material analysis
Toponym :
 Dikili Tash, , 
Key-words : Residence, Tomb, Plant remains, Bone
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Aux abords Sud-Est de Delphes, sur la terrasse de Marmaria (fig. 1), S. Huber (Université de Lille) et D. Laroche (ENSAS), avec la collaboration de M. Bublot (architecte) et d’A. Jacquemin (Université de Strasbourg), ont mené en 2019 une nouvelle campagne de terrain pour poursuivre l’inventaire des blocs épars. Le corpus des blocs errants sur la terrasse de Marmaria est estimé à 1500 blocs (fig. 2). Jusqu’à présent, l’essentiel des blocs inventoriés appartient aux édifices SD...

Operation Type :
 Study
Toponym :
 Delphes, Delfoi, Delfi, Delphi, Castri, , 
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Beach of Ierapetra Theotokis Theodoulou (EEA) reports that a breakwater, barely protruding from the sea surface, was detected. The breakwater extends from the east to the south end of the modern breakwater; it was built out of natural boulders and is potentially dated to the medieval period.  [Entry created by K. Christakis and translated by C....

Operation Type :
 Survey - Underwater
Toponym :
 Ierapetra Akra, , 
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Reports of most recent discoveries

Ancient Helike.  Systematic excavations of the Geometric and Archaic phases in the Sanctuary of Helikonian Poseidon at Nikoleïka Aigialeias 7.5km east of the modern city of Aigio recovered significant finds representing different chronological phases of the cult centre of the ancient Achaian city of Helike destroyed by earthquake in 375 BC (Fig. 1).  Specifically excavated at the site were: an apsidal Geometric temple of 710-700 BC, a mudbrick altar of 760-750 BC, which formed the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Eliki, Elike, Gyphlissa Point, Yiftissa Akra, , 
Key-words : Sanctuary, Religious building, Temple, Architectural revetments
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Mavriki. Greek press reports the discovery during road-widening and following heavy rain of a pithos burial containing human remains dating to the Geometric period. The site was investigated by archaeologists from the Ephorate of Antiquities of Achaia. Similar finds have been noted previously in this particular location and in the wider area. A full archaeological investigation will...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Mavrikion, Kato Mavrikion, Vovoda, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Bone
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A team from the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Argolid and the University of Athens have continued to work on exposing an archaic period building found in the area of the Tholos, in the Asklepion of Epidauros. This building was first discovered in 2019, and further work was carried out in August 2020. The building dates to the end of the seventh or start of the sixth century BC. Its form is without parallel from the Greek world at this time. Beneath the ground foundations are dug into the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Epidauros Asklepieion, Épidaure Aclépeion, , 
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Zominthos. Systematic excavations at this site, the highest palace-site on Crete (Fig. 1), continued under the auspices of the ASA and the directorship of Dr E. Sapouna-Sakellaraki (Emeritus Director of Antiquities). The goals of excavation were to clarify the means of approach to the N entrance of the Central Building and the verification of geophysical investigations carried out by A. Sarris (FORTH) to its N. This year’s excavation revealed that the existing two-storey (possibly...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Anogeia, , 
Key-words : Public area, Domestic space, Sanctuary, Residence
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