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Archaeological site of Falassarna. Efthymia Kataki (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during the summer of 2009, the systematic excavation at Falassarna continued under the directorship of Ε. Chatzidaki and the supervision of the Ephorate. At the same time, the archiving and the study of the finds from the previous excavations in the area commenced at the storage rooms of the Archaeological Museum of Kissamos.  [Entry created by C....

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Falasarna, , 
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Property of K. Mperntiou, Kastelli, Kissamos.  Nektarios O. Paterakis (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that trial trenching took place during 2009 in part of the property of K. Mperntiou  due to the fact that the landowner decided to arbitrarily create a cesspit. The property is in close proximity with the property of Fantakis where Roman burials have been excavated. Two trenches (1x2 m.) were opened at the E part of the cesspit. A wall (SE-NW orientation) was discovered in the north...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kissamos, Kastellion, , 
Key-words : Tomb, Bone
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Property of Sampsaki-Andreou (Fig. 1, Fig. 2), Kastelli, Kissamos. Nektarios O. Paterakis (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during 2009, the salvage excavations continued in Kissamos, Chania. South of the town, the remains of two Roman buildings as well as drains of the Roman occupation and of the Early Byzantine period were discovered at the property of Sampsaki-Andreou. The Ephorate conducted works SE of the Sampsaki-Andreou house between May and September, based on the plan to determine the...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Kissamos, Kastellion, , 
Key-words : Bath, Hydraulic installation, Pipe/drain
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Todef Todor property, Aptera. Vana Niniou-Kindeli (ΚΕ’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that two graves were detected in protection Zone B of the archaeological site of Aptera, during the excavation works for the erection of a building. The graves were located at the southern part of the W cemetery of Aptera, which in its majority overlaps with the old  and the modern settlement. Both were rock-cut shaft graves , while the covering slabs have been removed during looting. Only a few pottery sherds of...

Operation Type :
 Restoration/Conservation/Reconstruction - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Aptera, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb
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Deux rapports, l'un sur la campagne de fouilles de 1990 (v. BCH 115 [1991] Chron., p. 908), l'autre sur la prospection sous-marine de 1993 (v. BCH 118 [1994] Chron., p. 762), fruits de la collaboration gréco-australienne, sont publiés respectivement dans MedArch 7 (1994), p. 141-163 et MedArch 8 (1995), p....

Operation Type :
 Excavation
Toponym :
 Toronè, Toroni, ancient city, , 
Key-words : Port
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En complément au rapport sur la fouille de 1990, résumé dans la Chronique du BCH 117 (1993), p. 855 — voir aussi désormais AD 45 (1990) [1995] B'2, p. 318-319 [I. Vokotopoulou †, E. Trakossopoulou] — , nous reproduisons une photo du sanctuaire hypèthre dégagé au sommet du Kostas, non loin de Néos Marmaras (fig....

Operation Type :
 Excavation
Toponym :
 Neos Marmaras, Marmaras, , 
Key-words : Sanctuary
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En 1989, on a poursuivi la fouille de la basilique de la citadelle jusqu'au rocher, mettant au jour, sous le niveau des tombes précédemment fouillées (v. BCH 119 [1995] Chron., p. 968-969), dix-neuf tombes à ciste creusées dans le rocher (dans la nef centrale) et dix sépultures en pleine terre (dans la nef méridionale) (fig. 1). La céramique à glaçure recueillie date des XIIIe-XIVe s. AD 44 (1989) [1995] B'2, p. 383-385 [S....

Operation Type :
 Excavation
Toponym :
 Sidirokastron, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Fortifications, Tomb, Religious building
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Sur les trois terrains explorés en 1987, 755 nouvelles tombes ont été mises au jour, portant leur nombre total à 4 745. Elles datent d'entre le VIe s. av. J.-C. et le IIIe s. ap. J.-C, en dehors de dix-neuf tombes de l'époque de la turcocratie. À côté d'une majorité de tombes à fosse simple, on rencontre des larnakes en terre cuite (fig. 74), ainsi que des tombes à tuiles et à ciste. Un grand nombre de sépultures en jarre confirme l'importante mortalité infantile.

On...

Operation Type :
 Excavation - Rescue excavation
Toponym :
 Ierissos, Hierissos, , 
Key-words : Cemetery, Tomb, Inscription, Tools/weapons
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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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