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Property of Chr. And A. Papadaki, Kissamos. Stavroula Markoulaki (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that the plot is located at a central spot of the old urban plan of the town, near Heroon Politechniou and Vardantoni Street (Fig. 1). Part of the property was built on, and another building was erected during the excavation. The rest of the plot seems to not have been used for construction during the later centuries but it was rather used as cultivable land (recently vineyard). The excavation...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kissamos, Kastellion, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Hydraulic installation, Pipe/drain, Numismatics
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B. Pétrakos a poursuivi en 1993 des recherches qui ont porté sur différents secteurs :

— Un petit sanctuaire, vraisemblablement un hérôon, a été mis au jour dans la forteresse (fig. 3) : constitué d'une petite cella à demi couverte et d'une cour avec foyer bordée d'un portique et d'un banc, il a livré, outre la base de torches en bronze votives (cf. BCH 114 [1992], Chron., p. 846), une borne de la cour du Héros Archégète. De construction fruste, il est exclu qu'il...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Rhammonte, Rhamnous, , 
Key-words : Production/extraction site, Sanctuary, Fortifications, Honorific monument
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V. Mitsopoulou-Leon a poursuivi en 1993 ses recherches sur le quartier de Phourni et concentré ses travaux sur la maison Nord de la terrasse inférieure ; une campagne de prospection extensive, dirigée par K. Tausend (Université de Graz), a d'autre part porté sur le réseau routier antique du bassin de Loussoi.

1) Phourni. — Au Nord de la salle de bain (cf. BCH 117 [1993], Chron., p. 807), une pièce de dimensions plus restreintes abritait encore trois pithoi de stockage...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Kato Lousoi, Kato Soudena, Soudena Ag. Vasileiou (156/1928), , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Production/extraction site, Territory, Road system/waterway
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K. Kanta-Kitsou publie un nouveau guide d'Eleusis, Ελευσίνα. Ο αρχαιολογικός χώρος και το μουσείο της. Μυθολογία-Μυστήρια-Ιστορια...

Operation Type :
 Study
Toponym :
 Eleusis, Elefsis, Elefsina, Lepsina, , 
Key-words : Sanctuary, Religious building, Sculpture
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Latest reports updated

N. Platon ⴕ publie, PraktArchEt (1990) [1993], p. 279-299, un compte rendu des fouilles effectuées en 1990, dont les résultats avaient déjà fait l'objet d'un rapport dans le BCH 115 (1991), Chron., p....

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Kato Zakros, Silano, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Palace
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Les travaux de restauration menés, en 1995, sur l'acropole de Lindos, notamment dans la stoa hellénistique, font l'objet d'un rapport détaillé. AD 50 (1995) [2000] B'2, p. 810- 813 [V....

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction
Toponym :
 Lindos, , 
Key-words : Public building, Fortifications, Stoa
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La même année, ont été repérés, au lieu-dit Paliokastro, Zopès ou Haghia Sotira, au Sud- Est de l'agglomération, les restes d'une grande basilique paléochrétienne à trois nefs, narthex et grande cour à l'Ouest ; diverses annexes sont visibles sur ses côtés Nord et Sud. À proximité de la basilique, on a repéré les vestiges d'un habitat tardo-romain et paléochrétien. AD 49 (1994) [1999] B'2, p. 811-812 [I....

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Mesanagro, , 
Key-words : Domestic space, Religious building, Basilica
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Fouilles de l'université de Thessalie. — Au lieu-dit Vryokastro, site de la ville antique de Kythnos, sur la côte Ouest de l'île, A. Mazarakis-Ainian a dirigé, en 2002, une première campagne de fouilles sur l'acropole1. Les travaux ont été centrés sur la partie Nord de la terrasse moyenne, là où la prospection intensive menée en 1990-1995 et en 2001 (v. BCH 123 [1999] Chron., p. 794) permettait de supposer l'existence d'un sanctuaire et d'un édifice cultuel. La fouille a...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Kythnos, Vryokastro, Kythnos antique, Ancient Kythnos, , 
Key-words : Sanctuary, Peribolos, Religious building, Temple
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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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