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Troezen, Konstantinos Taktikoupolis field (property of D. Karamanis). Maria Giannopoulou (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a building complex. Six walls were discovered, made of brick and mortar (Fig. 1). The interior space of the walls contained Late Roman and Byzantine pottery, including glass vessels, clay weights, and millstones. This building might relate to a Late Roman farmhouse, discovered in 2006 to the NE of this...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Troizen, Troizin, Damalas, , 
Key-words : Glass, Tools/weapons
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Troezen, Vareia Taktikoupolis district (property of M. Eleni). Maria Giannopoulou (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a long section of wall, some 42m long and 0.5m wide, running NS. Associated fill contained both black-painted sherds of the Classical period, awhile the foundations sat on a level of grey-soil containing unpainted sherds of the Early Helladic period and obsidian flakes.

In the E of the site, another NS wall was found, whose width varied between 0.5 to...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 TAKTIKOUPOLI, , 
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Ampelakia, Archimandritos Kotsikos Street (O.T. 75, Dinamidis plot). Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of two Middle Geometric period burials.

Grave 1 was a chamber tomb, 2 x 0.9m covered with three blocks. On W side of the chamber was a trefoil oinochoe, the only find from the tomb. A few skeletal remains were found, and it was thought that the head of the individual was oriented to the E.

Grave 2 (Fig. 1) was a cist grave, with...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Ampelakia, , 
Key-words : Bone, Metal, Dress and personal ornament, Tomb
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Salamis, Ifaistos Street. Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on discoveries made during the construction of the city’s new sewer network.

At this site a large Mycenaean chamber tomb was found (Fig. 1), thought to be part of the same cemetery discovered in 1965 and 1995.

The dome of chamber A was located 1.20m below the road surface, and had collapsed into the chamber. The chamber was rectangular in shape, with dimensions 2.50 x 3m. The entrance was on...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salamina, Salamis, , 
Key-words : Stone, Bone, Metal, Tools/weapons
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Salamis, 37 Metaksa Street. Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on discoveries made during the construction of the city’s new sewer network.

At this site three burials were discovered.

Grave 1: cist grave, EW oriented. A skeleton was found inside measuring 1.10m.

Grave 2: Found 0.60m S of Grave 1 and in parallel orientation. A late Geometric period amphora was found, with decoration of a dancing woman. No bones were found.

Grave 3:...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salamina, Salamis, , 
Key-words : Bone, Tomb, Cemetery
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Salamis, 31 Metaksa Street. Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on discoveries made during the construction of the city’s new sewer network.

At this site two sections of foundation wall were found, made of large stones, respectively 2m long and 2.5m long. Both walls were oriented EW. Associated sherds date the wall to the Mycenaean period, and include alabsters, kylixes, and jugs, in addition to clay and stone loom weights, steatite beads, obsidian blades, and a...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salamina, Salamis, , 
Key-words : Stone, Metal
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Salamis, 12 Metaksa Street. Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on discoveries made during the construction of the city’s new sewer network.

At this site a section of foundation wall was found, made of large stones, and 1.50m in width and oriented NS. Associated sherds date the wall to the Mycenaean...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salamina, Salamis, , 
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Salamis, Intersection of Dios Street and M. Alexandros Street. Triadafyllia Kattoula (ΚΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on discoveries made during the construction of the city’s new sewer network.

At this site a cist grave was found, dating to the Geometric period, and oriented NW-SE. The grave was covered by three large stones. A skeleton was discovered inside facing W, with head to the S. On the north side of the grave there was a trefoil oinochoe and also a skyphos dating to the Mid...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salamina, Salamis, , 
Key-words : Bone, Metal, Tomb
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Reports of most recent discoveries

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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Avlemonas, Kythera. Dr Dimitis Kourkoumeli (Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities) reports on the 2019 excavations of the Mentor shipwreck, at Avlemonas on Kythera. The Mentor sank after colliding with rocks outside Alvemonas port in September 1802. Its principal cargo consisted of 17 crates of antiquities packed by Lord Elgin’s team, and these were recovered almost immediately after the vessel sank.

This year’s excavation was conducted between 27 August – 15 September, and...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Sub-Marine
Toponym :
 AvlemonAS, Avlemon, Ag. Nicolaos, , 
Key-words : Wreck, Dress and personal ornament, Wood, Metal
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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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Mt Lykaion. Anna Karapanagiotou (Ephorate of Antiquities of Arkadia), David Gilman Romano (ASCSA / Arizona) and Mary E. Voyatzis (ASCSA / Arizona) report on the fourth of a five-year series of excavation seasons for the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, from June 13 to July 31, 2019.

During the summer of 2019 the team resumed excavation work in the Sanctuary of Zeus, both at the altar of Zeus at the southern peak of the mountain (1382 m asl), and also in the mountain...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Lykaion, Derbouni, , 
Key-words : Mosaic, Stoa, Sanctuary
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