Chronique des fouilles en ligne - AGO
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Thorikos. R. Docter (EBSA / Ghent University) and S. Déderix (EBSA / Universität Heidelberg / Université catholique de Louvain) report on the second year of work at Thorikos. The 2019 comprised in the first part a systematic study of the finds from the Theatre excavations (1963-1965, 1975, 1977, 2011-2012) with a view to the comprehensive publication of this highly important monument, directed by R.F. Docter and A. Kapetanios (Ionian University of Corfu). Second, excavation of a structure...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Thorikos, Thorikon, Thoricus, , 
Key-words : Cistern, Hydraulic installation, Tomb, Fortifications
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Marathon, Brexiza. I. Dekoulakou (ASA) reports on continued excavations at the Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods. Investigation focussed on Building B in area 24, where many broken vessels were found, including amphoras, skyphoi, jugs, lekanes and pinakides, all dating to the third century BC. A few sherds from earlier periods were also found. Tile fragments were found of wall decorations, and also a bronze coin of Gallinus (253-268 AD). A second Ionian column base was found, of a different shape...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Marathon, Marathonas, , 
Key-words : Glass, Numismatics, Lamp, Temple
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Marathon, Brexiza. I. Dekoulakou (ASA) reports on continued excavation in building B (Fig. 1). Laconian roof tiles, 3rd-4th c. AD pottery sherds, seashells, the base of an ionic column (Fig. 2) and part of a Corinthian column capital (Fig. 3) were found and dated to Imperial times. A structure built against the wall, which appears to have been a table, was found in the south part of the building. Fragments from 3rd c. AD amphorae, cook pots, plates, skyphoi and lamps were found in the same...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Marathon, Marathonas, , 
Key-words : Architectural revetments, Lamp
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Glyfada, Asteria. K. Kaza (ASA) reports on further excavations at this site. Two natural circular basins with diameter 6m and 10m were investigated, carved out of the natural rock. Two large pits were also investigated. They seem to relate to a Neolithic period metallurgical workshop. Flooding at the site stopped excavation work; from the flood debris, various vessels were found, metal cups, and pieces of bronze. Ceramic finds suggest that the area was used as a production site from the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Glyfada, , 
Key-words : Metal, Hydraulic installation, Tomb, Production/extraction site
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L’exploration archéologique du site de Dréros a été poursuivie en collaboration avec l’éphorie d’Aghios Nikolaos et l’Université Paris 4 et avec l’appui de la municipalité de Néapolis (Alexandre Farnoux, Paris 4/EfA, Stavroula Apostolakou & Vassiliki Zôgraphaki, KD' EPCA). On présentera les différents secteurs étudiés dans l’ordre où ils se présentent au visiteur.   Secteur 5. – Situé sur la pente Nord du site, à une cinquantaine de mètres en...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Dréros, , 
Key-words : Altar, Temple, Residence, Figurine
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Dans la continuité du programme entamé sur le site de Latô et après la campagne préparatoire de l’année 2008, l’exploration archéologique du site de Dréros a été entreprise, en collaboration avec l’éphorie d’Aghios Nikolaos et l’Université Paris 4 et avec l’appui de la municipalité de Néapolis (Alexandre Farnoux, Paris 4/EfA, Stavroula Apostolakou & Vassiliki Zôgraphaki, ΚΔ' ΕΠΚΑ). Dans le cadre d’un programme de cinq ans, la mission franco-grecque a...

Operation Type :
 Excavation
Toponym :
 Dréros, , 
Key-words : Cistern, Figurine, Hydraulic installation, Public area
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Dans le cadre d’un programme commun de l’Ecole française d’Athènes et de la XXIVe éphorie des antiquités préhistoriques et classiques de Crète de l’Est, A. Farnoux (EfA) et V. Zographaki (XXIVe éphorie) ont poursuivi en 2013 la fouille de la cité antique de Dréros (fig. 1). Les efforts ont été concentrés sur l’agora et sur la maison du four à chaux dans le secteur 5, sur la pente Nord du site. Un sondage a été réalisé sur l’acropole Ouest pour vérifier les accès...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Dréros, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Cistern, Residence, Hearth/Kiln/Oven
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Dans le secteur de Kaphirea de la commune de Karystos, au cours de travaux pour l’installation d’un parc d’éoliennes, l’Éphorie des antiquités d’Eubée fait connaître la découverte d’un habitat fréquenté entre le VIIe et le IIIe s. av. J.-C. L’habitat s’étend sur un site naturellement fortifié, sur au moins trois terrasses aménagées sur une hauteur difficile d’accès. Un édifice à abside (A), d’une longueur de 11,67 m et d’une largeur de 7,20 m,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kapsourion, , 
Key-words : Tools/weapons, Lamp, Religious building, Public building
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Reports of most recent discoveries

Athens, Ancient Agora. John Camp (ASCSA) reports on excavations carried out at the Athenian Agora between June 10th to August 2nd, 2019. There were four areas of excavation, as follows.

Section NN (Fig. 1 and Fig. 2)

(Laura Gawlinski, assisted by Vassia Dimitrakopoulou)

This section lies to the extreme southwest corner of the archaeological site and is part of the ‘industrial area’, originally explored by Rodney Young in the late 1940’s as part of an...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Agora antique, Athenian Agora, , 
Key-words : Bone, Architectural revetments, Figurine, Domestic space
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Molyvoti. Nathan T. Arrington (ASCSA / Princeton) and Domna Terzopoulou (Ephorate of Antiquities of Evros) reports on excavation of the settlement of Ancient Stryme. The first phase of field work ended in 2015, and a final publication is underway. The second phase of field work began in 2019, and took place from June 17 to July 26.

Site:

Excavation at the site focused on the House of Hermes (Fig. 1), located northwest and adjacent to the House of the Gorgon, which was...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Molyvoti, , 
Key-words : Bone, Plant remains, Domestic space
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Olynthos. Bettina Tsigarida (Ephorate of Antiquities of Pella), Zosia Archibald (Liverpool) and Lisa Nevett (Michigan) report on a sixth, and final, 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). The project’s goals for its final season were: on the North Hill, to complete investigation of house B ix 6 and to clarify the nature of the...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction
Toponym :
 Olynthos, Miriofiton, , 
Key-words : Bone, Plant remains, Residence, Domestic space
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Samothrace. Bonna D. Wescoat (ASCSA / Emory) reports on excavations at the sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, conducted between July 1st to August 9th 2019. Excavation concentrated in the area of the Central Ravine, Area K, and the Area South of Stoa.

Excavation in the Area of the Central Ravine (Fig. 1, Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4, Fig. 5) Excavation in the area of the Central Ravine aimed to determine the position of the ancient Hellenistic and Roman channels controlling the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Samothrace, Nisos Samothraki, Semendrek, Semadirek Ada, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Hydraulic installation, Sanctuary, Public area
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