Amathus
Introduction

Since 1975 the French archaeological mission at Amathus, under the joint responsibility of the French School at Athens and of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, conducts excavations and study programs on the ancient town of Amathus and its territory.
You are invited to discover the mission’s history and perspectives, the main excavated sites and two topics on which the mission has made a major contribution.



La mission française d’Amathonte

The French archaological mission at Amathus: history and perspectives
 
Excavation sites
 
Amathus products
 
 

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Site of Sgournes. Plot of L. Dermitzakis

Site of Sgournes. Plot of L. Dermitzakis Maria Skordou (ΚΕ EPKA) reports that a new archaeological site of the historic times was located, prompted by the handing over of a concentration of funerary vessels (Fig. 1). The survey in combination with a construction request led to the locating of a necropolis, which extends to three consecutive hills. The southern of the hills of the area was named Sgournes by the locals. The...

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