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An indispensible tool for researchers in all disciplines who wish to learn about the latest archaeological discoveries in Greece and Cyprus, Archaeology in Greece Online/Chronique des fouilles en ligne is a richly illustrated topographical database with a mapping feature to locate field projects within sites and regions.
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Palaikastro. C. Knappett (University of Toronto / British School at Athens), T. Theodoulou (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) and G. Tsimpoukis (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) report on the first results from a new three-year programme of research in the Palaikastro Bay of Sitia, conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities in collaboration with the University of Toronto, the Lassithi Ephorate of Antiquities and the British School at Athens. The new research programme aims to...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Sub-Marine
Toponym :
 Palaikastro, Roussolakkos, , 
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Property of Sm. Chalakatevakis-Ventouris, Kalami. Katerina Tzanakaki (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that in Kalami, at the municipality of Souda, the remains of a potential farmstead, which comprises part of Ancient Aptera, were discovered during a salvage excavation. The investigation took place between March 2007 and August 2008. Part of a building dating to mid-3rd c B.C., which underwent extensive repairing during the next century (second half of 2nd c B.C.) probably after a natural disaster,...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kalamion, , 
Key-words : Agricultural facility, Numismatics, Metal
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Aptera. Vanna Niniou-Kindeli (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during June 2008, the project for the disclosure of the theatre of Aptera began, as part of a series of projects that took place in Crete. The works were intensive due to the fact that the project had to finish during 2009. The results were scheduled to be published in the Chronika of the following year. [Entry created by C....

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Aptera, , 
Key-words : Entertainment venue, Theatre
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Property of G. Tsirantonakis, Livadakia. Sofia Preve (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during October 2008 a two-day excavation took place at the property in the area of Koufos-Gavranou in Kydonia, south of the village of Patelari. Prior to the excavation, G. Tsirantonakis had handed a small amount of pottery from this site as well as a worn bronze coin from a nearby site. The land owner became aware of the presence of ceramic vessels on his field, after one was found in one of its slopes...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Livadaki, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Latest reports updated

En 1999, l'Éphorie des antiquités sous-marines a repris, sous la direction d'E. Hadzidaki, la fouille de l'épave classique* (v. BCH 118 [1994] Chron., p. 783-784) ; l'extension du sondage ouvert en 1993 a amené la découverte de nombreux vases, dont quatre-vingts amphores de types connus (Péparéthos, Mendè). ΕΥΠΠΟ 3 (1999), p. 167. (*) V. aussi Chronique n.522...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Sub-Marine
Toponym :
 Peristera, , 
Key-words : Wreck
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Sur les sites repérés au cours des prospections menées de 1992 à 1995 sur les îlots déserts des Sporades du Nord (v. BCH 120 [1996] Chron., p. 1290), on dispose désormais d'un article d'A. Sampson, dans Βόρειες Σποράδες*, p. 203-216. * (2001)...

Operation Type :
 Survey
Toponym :
 Sporades Voriai, , 
Key-words : Territory
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En 1998, on signale la découverte d'un atelier de toreutique qui a livré de remarquables moules pour la fabrication de petits objets, ainsi que la fouille de la « maison de l'avare », qui renfermait de riches trouvailles et deux trésors monétaires de bronze. ΕΥΠΠΟ 2 (1998), p....

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kissamos, Kastellion, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Production/extraction site, Tools/weapons, Residence
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De la dizaine de fouilles d'urgences effectuées en divers points de la ville entre 1993 et 1997 et présentées dans Κρητική Εστία 7 (1999), p. 183-221 [St. Markoulaki, M. Andréadaki-Vlazaki, P. Drossinou], on retiendra :

— la poursuite de la fouille de la villa aux mosaïques découverte en 1984 dans le terrain du Centre hospitalier (v. en dernier lieu BCH 120 [1996] Chron., p. 1347). La fouille a mis au jour des pièces appartenant à deux ailes de la demeure,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kissamos, Kastellion, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Residence, Religious building, Altar
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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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