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Amyklai Sanctuary of Apollo. Stavros Vlizos (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on continuing excavations in the N section of the sanctuary of Apollo Amyklaios, especially between structures of Late Antiquity and the church of Agia Kyriaki (Fig. 1). Directly outside the N wall of the church, in the middle of its length, the W part of a foundation of an apse was discovered (Fig. 2). Two destroyed burials were found 10 m SW of the church. The side walls of 1 burial had architectural member used as...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Amyklai, Sklavochori, Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Church, Religious building, Building Type, Tomb
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Motorway works Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata, Leuktro – Sparta spur, region of Kokkinorachi. Afroditi Maltezou (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavations in this region.

At KM 44+331 (Kalamakia), fragments of walls and building material was found. The remains had been disturbed most likely due to a flood and parts of the remains were constructed to channel water from the site. A few unpainted and black-glazed sherds made smooth by water erosion can be dated to the Archaic-Classical and...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kokkinorrachè, Peloponnisos, Greece
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Motorway works Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata, Leuktro – Sparta spur, region of Kladas-Boutianoi. Afroditi Maltezou (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavations in this region.

At KM 42+040, an ancient wagon road (orientation SSE-NW) of the Roman period (Fig. 1) and building remains of the Archaic period were found. The street was made of compacted gravel and a few stones and tiles. According to coins, the street dates from the 1st c. BC to 3rd c. AD. The road was defined by 2 walls. The E...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kladas, Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Material Type, Stone, Find Type, Numismatics
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Motorway works Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata, Leuktro – Sparta spur, region of Karavas. Afroditi Maltezou (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavations in this region.

At KM 40+172, Hellenistic to Roman remains were found (Fig. 1). In the first building phase, remains of a large, wide wall with N/NE-S/SW orientation was found. In the second building phase, deposits of material from a kiln contained burnt clumps of clay, ground schist stones, remains of burning, and wedges and supports of...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Karavas, Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Material Type, Stone, Hearth/Kiln/Oven, Find Type
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À Délos, H. Brun (École française d’Athènes – Université de Paris-Sorbonne) a poursuivi en 2017 les recherches dans le Sarapieion A et s’est concentrée sur le nettoyage du puits situé sous le temple du Sarapieion A, afin d’en permettre l’étude architecturale. De forme rectangulaire, il est large d’environ 70-80 cm sur toute sa longueur et sur toute sa profondeur visible. On peut y descendre depuis la plate-forme de la crypte, à l’Ouest. Du côté Est, on aperçoit une...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Delos, Délos, Dilos, South Aegean, Greece
Key-words : Well, Hydraulic installation, Temple, Religious building
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En Crète orientale, F. Gaignerot-Driessen (Humboldt research fellow, Heidelberg) a mené en 2016 la seconde partie de la prospection du massif de l’Anavlochos, en se concentrant cette fois sur la nécropole de Lami, qui s’étend en contrebas de l’habitat du vallon central, et sur la partie Nord-Ouest de la crête (figs 1-2). Un complément d’étude a également été accompli sur la pente de Kako Plaï et dans le vallon central, qui avaient été prospectés en 2015. En contrebas,...

Operation Type :
 Survey
Toponym :
 Vrachasion, Kriti, Greece
Key-words : Tomb, Domestic space, Cemetery, Sanctuary
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Motorway work: Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata, Leuktro– Sparta spur, region of Vordonia. Afroditi Maltezou (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavations in this region.

At KM 35+255 (Kopanitsa Vordonias), part of an aqueduct was found (Fig. 1). The length uncovered is 43.5 m and the width fluctuates from 1.5-1.8 m. The main route was N-S, but at some point it turns to the SE. A second section of the same aqueduct was found 76 m to the S, but it was not investigated. The horizontal cover of big...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Vordonia, Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Numismatics, Find Type, Hearth/Kiln/Oven, Pipe/drain
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Motorway works Corinth-Tripoli-Kalamata, Leuktro– Sparta spur, egion of Kastoreio. Afroditi Maltezou (Ε ΕΠΚΑ) reports on excavations in this region.

At KM 0+860 (Vathyrema) between the villages Kastoreio and Vordonia, a farmstead and a road N of it were found (Figs 1-2). A central courtyard was found and along its N side there was an elongated room. A circular well was found in the E part of the court, while in the central part two pits containing fragments of pithoi,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Pellana, Geortsianika Kalyvia (421/1932), Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Glass, Bone, Material Type, Metal
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Reports of most recent discoveries

Koutroulou Magoula. The Koutroulou Archaeology and Archaeological Ethnographic Project completed its tenth season in 2019. The tell site in the region of the village of Vardali, near Neo Monastiri, has an area of about 3.7ha and stands 6.6m above the surrounding plain. The site was a settlement founded in the Middle Neolithic (6000-5800 BC), also used for burials in the Late Bronze Age (15th-14th c. BC) and in the 12th c. AD. Among this year’s discoveries completion of the uncovering of an...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Neo Monastiri, Thessalia, Greece
Key-words : Cemetery, Hearth/Kiln/Oven, Figurine, Domestic space
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Nemea, Aidonia.  Two new unrobbed chamber tombs dating to the Late Mycenaean, palatial period (c. 1400-1200 BC) were uncovered during the systematic programme of investigation of the EfA Korinthia in the Mycenaean cemetery of Aidonia Nemeas. The first, whose roof was intact, contained 2 primary burials and repositioned bones from a further 14 individuals. The second tomb did not preserve its roof, which showed collapses already within the Mycenaean period, within and above which were...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Aidonia, Botsika (JO206/1927), Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Bone, Metal, Tools/weapons, Figurine
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Amyklai. S. Vlizos (ASA) reports on on the resumption of excavation at this site in succession to the late A. Delevorrias. In the SW section of the walled hill of the Amyklaion, foundations came to light of a structure named by the excavator the “south building”, a rectangular building missing its S side (Fig. 1). On its N and W side it formed a Gamma-shaped stoa, whose walls were made of fired mudbrick and floor of beaten earth and pebbles; the W wall was double, either for additional...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Amyklai, Sklavochori, Peloponnisos, Greece
Key-words : Material Type, Glass, Metal, Tools/weapons
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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,...

Operation Type :
 Survey
Toponym :
 Knossos, Knosos, Cnossus, Cnossos, Kriti, Greece
Key-words : Residence, Domestic space
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