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Athens, ΔΕΚΟ works. A. Giannou, Chr. Kontochristos and Ch. Charami (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on discoveries made during works carried out for the various ΔΕΚΟ companies. 172 Sacred Way: Sections of the ancient sacred way. 134 Sacred Way and 2 Markonis Street. Domestic remains. Junction of K. Ventiris and Hatzigianni-Mexi behind Hilton. Retaining wall, possibly related to the demarcation of the Ilissos riverbed. 7 Penteli Street. Part of the Themistoclean fortifications. Plateia...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens Centre (Plaka, Monastiraki), Athènes Centre, , 
Key-words : Inscription, Fortifications, Bath, Road system/waterway
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Athens, 76 Ermou. Georgios Michalopoulos (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the excavation of a section of paving, a number of pipes, and an inscribed...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens Centre (Plaka, Monastiraki), Athènes Centre, , 
Key-words : Inscription, Pipe/drain, Hydraulic installation, Road system/waterway
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Mets, plot at the intersection of Ardittos Street, Thomoulos Street, Kefalos Street and Koutoula Steet. Georgios Michalopoulos (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the conclusion of excavations at this site. An inscribed fragment of a votive colonnade is dedicated to ‘Διί Μει[λιχίωι]’, providing evidence in favour of the excavators’ hypothesis that this site was the temple of Zeus Meilichios. The temple was oriented EW and had dimensions 15 x...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens East (Olympieion, National Gardens, etc.), , 
Key-words : Inscription, Temple, Religious building
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Eleusis, secondary sewage network. Kalliopi Papaggeli and Chrysanthu Tzavali (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on discoveries made from 80 trenches covering 2.5 square kilometres, opened during the laying of the new sewage network. In the N part of the city. On Kontoulis Street between Peisistratos Street and Laskos Street, walls of domestic structures dating to the Roman period were found, two wells and kilns. Pipes were found further along the street, and two late Roman ossuaries E of Kimnos street,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Eleusis, Elefsis, Elefsina, Lepsina, , 
Key-words : Stone, Hearth/Kiln/Oven, Well, Cistern
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Eleusis, 29 Persephone Street. Vasiliki Daiaki (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the excavation of sections of the Classical and Hellenistic...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Eleusis, Elefsis, Elefsina, Lepsina, , 
Key-words : Road system/waterway
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Athens, ΔΕΚΟ works. A. Giannou and Ch. Kontochristos (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on discoveries made during works carried out for the various ΔΕΚΟ companies. Sacred Way and Alexander the Great Street. Horos stone of the sacred way with the inscription ‘ΗΟΡΟΣ ΤΕΣ ΟΔΟ ΤΕΣ ΕΛΕΥΣΙΝΑΔΕ’, dating to the second half of the fifth century BC. 23 Sacred Way. Part of a cemetery of Roman date. Plateia Theatros, Plateia Mitropolis and Plateia Penteli. Fortifications from...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens Centre (Plaka, Monastiraki), Athènes Centre, , 
Key-words : Stone, Inscription, Tomb, Fortifications
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Mets, plot at the intersection of Ardittos Street, Thomoulos Street, Kefalos Street and Koutoula Steet. Georgios Michalopoulos (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a further four graves found at this site. A few architectural remains of the Classical period were also found, and also votive reliefs dedicated to...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens East (Olympieion, National Gardens, etc.), , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Makrigianni, 5 Faleron Street. Efi Aleksaki Mantzouka, Georgios Michalopoulos and Chara Charami (Γ’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on discoveries made at this plot. Six pit graves were located, dating principally between the Late Helladic and Archaic periods. To the NW of the plot, parts of an ancient road were found, 6.20 x 0.6m. There were multiple repairs to this road, and it eventually became incorporated into the building located to the E. Most of the plot was occupied by domestic structures,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Athens Centre (Plaka, Monastiraki), Athènes Centre, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Hydraulic installation, Tomb, Road system/waterway
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Reports of most recent discoveries

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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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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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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Megalopolis. E. Panagopoulou-Karampela (Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology), P. Karkanas (ASCSA), and K. Harvati (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen) report on the second field campaign of the five-year (2018-2022) program of survey and geoarchaeological research in the Megalopolis Basin (Prefecture of Arcadia).

The survey research in the basin of Megalopolis has three main goals: (1) to locate archaeological and palaeoanthropological remains of the Lower Palaeolithic...

Operation Type :
 Survey - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Megalopolis, , 
Key-words : Minerals, Plant remains
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