Chronique des fouilles en ligne - AGO
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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Agios Pantokratoras, Lippa. Konstantinos Zachos and Nikos Choinas (IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on the discovery of a small fortification, located on the SW slopes of Mt Tomaros. From the layout of fallen bricks on the slope, the outline of the fortress appears to be 30m in...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Lippa, , 
Key-words : Fortifications
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Katamachi, Selli. Christos Kleitsas (IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of various antiquities. Two disturbed cist graves were located, fragments of tiles and pottery...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Sellion, Silio, , 
Key-words : Tomb
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Ai-Lia temple, Giourganista. Ypatia Faklari (IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on surface survey and excavation carried out in the Kourentos mountain range, c.37 W of Ioannina.

Survey identified the architectural remains from the temple of Ai-Lia. Excavation proceeded in an area 15 x 15m, bringing to light clay figurines, 44 bronze coins, 11 bronze rings, arrowheads, bronze buckles and glass necklace...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Giourganista, , 
Key-words : Religious building, Temple, Numismatics, Tools/weapons
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Property owned by EMAAR real estate investors, Serviana. Georgia Pliakou and Eleni Vassiliou (IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on continuing excavations at the site of an agricultural facility and Roman imperial cemetery.

The aim of work conducted in 2008 was to complete the excavation of Building A and to fully reveal building E. To the W, the area of the excavation was extended to clarify the size of the Roman cemetery. The agricultural facility extends to seven acres, and consists of...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Serviana, Siriana, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Agricultural facility, Hearth/Kiln/Oven, Numismatics
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Intersection of Kyra-Vasilikis Street and Ieromnimonos Street, Ioannina. Georgia Pliakou (IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on rescue excavations that took place within the Kastro of Ioannina (Fig. 1).

Excavations were limited to the N part of the plot, towards the side of the Ottoman fortifications. Part of an ancient building came to light, revealing an outer wall with entrance threshold to a small part of an inner wall (Fig. 2). In this area, there was a large destruction deposit,...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Ioannina, , 
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Kopani, Ioannina. Christos Kleitsas, Eleni Kotzampopoulou and Angeliki Panatsi (ΑΙΗΣ / IB’ ΕΠΚΑ) report on excavations conducted at the cemetery of ancient Tomaros. 

Excavation proceeded via a grid of 5x5m squares, covering 1200 sqm, from which 350 sam were excavated. All soil removed was dry sieved. 

Area 1 (Fig. 1) contained a destruction deposit of bricks and a π-shaped burial enclosure, bounded by walls made from local limestone. Inside the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kopani, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Numismatics, Metal
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À l’intérieur du site archéologique d’Hephaistia, L. Acheilara (XXe éphorie des antiquités préhistoriques et classiques) rend compte de la découverte en 2006, dans le secteur « Ran », le secteur où se trouvait la nécropole antique, de trois tombes à ciste datées du début de l’époque...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Hephaistia, Efestia, Hephaisteia, , 
Key-words : Tomb, Cemetery
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Maison de l’Antiquité tardive - En 2005, sous la direction d’E. Papi, les quartiers occidentaux ont fait l’objet d’un relevé topographique et d’une prospection. La fouille des maisons au-dessus des bains hellénistiques a conduit à la découverte de la rue et d’autres structures : la plus ancienne est un mur en opus quadratus d’époque classique (fig. 1). Les vestiges hellénistiques sont représentés par des murs en appareil plus petit et une rue dallée de marbre avec un...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Hephaistia, Efestia, Hephaisteia, , 
Key-words : Pipe/drain, Residence, Hydraulic installation, Domestic space
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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 Helike.  Systematic excavations of the Geometric and Archaic phases in the Sanctuary of Helikonian Poseidon at Nikoleïka Aigialeias 7.5km east of the modern city of Aigio recovered significant finds representing different chronological phases of the cult centre of the ancient Achaian city of Helike destroyed by earthquake in 375 BC (Fig. 1).  Specifically excavated at the site were: an apsidal Geometric temple of 710-700 BC, a mudbrick altar of 760-750 BC, which formed the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Eliki, Elike, Gyphlissa Point, Yiftissa Akra, , 
Key-words : Sanctuary, Religious building, Temple, Architectural revetments
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Mavriki. Greek press reports the discovery during road-widening and following heavy rain of a pithos burial containing human remains dating to the Geometric period. The site was investigated by archaeologists from the Ephorate of Antiquities of Achaia. Similar finds have been noted previously in this particular location and in the wider area. A full archaeological investigation will...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Mavrikion, Kato Mavrikion, Vovoda, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Bone
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A team from the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Argolid and the University of Athens have continued to work on exposing an archaic period building found in the area of the Tholos, in the Asklepion of Epidauros. This building was first discovered in 2019, and further work was carried out in August 2020. The building dates to the end of the seventh or start of the sixth century BC. Its form is without parallel from the Greek world at this time. Beneath the ground foundations are dug into the...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Research excavation
Toponym :
 Epidauros Asklepieion, Épidaure Aclépeion, , 
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