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Gremoulias Chelmou Kalavriton. Georgia Alexopoulou (ΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on further excavation at the ancient temple, with work focused in the western end of the cella where the south-west corner and southern and western walls were located (Fig. 1), consisting of two courses of limestone blocks Approximately 2.5 m. to the south, the southern peristasis of the temple was also investigated (Fig. 2), at the base of which the eythynteria protrudes by about 0.12-0.14 m. Within the cella and...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Gremoulas, , 
Key-words : Metal, Architectural revetments, Temple, Religious building
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Kato Tripotama, Archaeological site of Psophis, Kremmydogianni (work of the Prefecture). Georgia Alexopoulou (ΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on investigations to the west of the northern side of the wall of ancient Psophis (Figs. 1, 2). Within the property of Kremmydogianni, the wall turns and runs towards the acropolis, where it is preserved to a height of 1.50 m. Located 40 m. to the east was the circular wall of a modern threshing floor (aloni). The excavations identified two intersecting walls...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Tripotama, , 
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Kleitoria, Thesi Vlichini (property of P. Ntolka-Oikonomou). Georgia Alexopoulou (ΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of five tile covered graves. Numbers I, II and V were aligned on a N/NW-S/SE axis, with grave III aligned NW-SE. The remains were very poorly preserved while there were no grave goods apart from number IV which belonged to a child and contained an oenochoe dated to the 4th c. BC, a prochoe (juglet) (Figs. 1, 2) and 36 animal astragaloi (knuckle-bones) (Fig. 3). Close to...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kleitoria Kato, Kleitoria, Mazaiika (156/1928), , 
Key-words : Bone, Metal, Numismatics, Tomb
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Kastro Kalavriton, Achladoules (property of V. Voyiatzi). Georgia Alexopoulou (ΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a Late Byzantine pipe aligned on a NE-SW axis and investigated over a length of 6m. Concave tiles had been placed along the bottom and it was internally lined with plaster. Also discovered were parts of walls and a few tiles, probably...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kalavryta, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Hydraulic installation
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Kalavryta, Findei (property of K. Papapanagiotou). Georgia Alexopoulou (ΣΤ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a Late Byzantine water pipe of 9.35 m. in length and with a width and height of 0.60 m. and 0.13 m. respectively. It was aligned on an E/NE-W/SW axis, with walls built of small stones, tile fragments and mud. It was internally lined with thick plaster and covered with limestone slabs. Concave tiles were laid along on the bottom and along the sides internally while the remains of...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kalavryta, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Hydraulic installation
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New railway line, Kiato to Rododafni. Lambrini Papakosta (ΣΤ’ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of two cist graves of 1.8 m. in length, aligned on an E-W axis. Also discovered were destruction layers and...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Rododafni, Mourla, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Salmeniko Aigialeias, Elliniko. Lambrini Papakosta (ΣΤ’ΕΠΚΑ) reports on further investigations at a building located on the top of Agios Georgios Hill (Fig. 1). Elliptical in shape (23.15x13.22 m.) and with a foundation of between 1.7-1.8 m. in width, it was built with courses of stone blocks of roughly the same dimensions, filled between with small stones and mud. The preserved upper part of the wall consisted of one course up to a maximum height of 1.21 m. (Fig. 2). During...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Salmenikon, Kato Salmenikos, , 
Key-words : Lamp
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Municipality of Akratas, Kapsakou, N. Solioti Street (property of E. and A. Spanou). Lambrini Papakosta (ΣΤ’ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of two buildings aligned on a N-S axis (Figs. 1,2). Building I was 11 m. long by 5.4 m. wide and was built with large blocks (1.0x0.7x0.40 m.), with repairs and modifications in some areas using smaller rubble and mud. Large stone blocks and spolia were used to construct the foundation. The building was divided into two rooms, number IV in the south...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Akrata, , 
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Reports of most recent discoveries

Corinth. Christopher A. Pfaff (ASCSA) reports on the 2019 excavations at Ancient Corinth.

Excavations in the Northeast of Theater Area

In 2019, work continued in the area directly northeast of the ancient theatre where a new program of excavation was begun in 2018 (Fig. 1). An area of approximately 182.5 m2 was dug from the modern surface in grid-squares 2C, 3C, 4C, 5C, 6C, 6D, 6E, and 7C, to the west and south of the area opened up in 2018.

In the northern part...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Korinthos, Corinth, , 
Key-words : Dress and personal ornament, Mosaic, Well, Pipe/drain
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Kotroni, Kotroni Archaeological Survey Project (KASP). Eleni Andrikou (Ephorate of Antiquities of East Attica) Anastasia Dakouri-Hild (University of Virginia) and Stephen Davies (University College Dublin) report on the first season of fieldwork for the Kotroni Archaeological Survey Project.

 

This is an interdisciplinary project which aims at systematizing piecemeal information and increasing the archaeological record about the Aphidnian landscape. This area...

Operation Type :
 Survey
Toponym :
 Kotroni, , 
Key-words : Metal, Fortifications
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Sur le site archéologique d’Achlada, L. Gkelou (Éphorie des antiquités de Florina) rend compte de la découverte en 2019 au cours d’une fouille de sauvetage, qui se déroule pour la sixième année consécutive, de plus de 200 sépultures appartenant à la vaste nécropole antique. Sur l’ensemble 131 tombes datent de l’époque byzantine, 75 de l’époque archaïque. Six sépultures étaient délimitées par un enclos en dalles de schiste et moellons de dimensions 4 x 3,50 m. Les...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Achlada, Krousourati, Krousorati (JO346/1926), , 
Key-words : Metal, Dress and personal ornament, Tools/weapons, Figurine
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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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