1969 - 1981 / Directorship of P. AMANDRY
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    1972

    Three positions for French governmental employees are created, for an architect, a technical associate, and a photographer.

    Academic activities

    The traditional sites (Argos, Dikili Tash, Thasos and Malia) continue to be active, while new initiatives of limited duration are launched (the Corycian cave, the Rhenea tombs, and Tenos). The School establishes a base in Cyprus (Amathus), at the request of the local authorities, after the Turkish invasion of 1974.

    1970

    Excavations of the Corycian cave, a cave above Delphi occupied from the Neolithic period onwards, and in historical times dedicated to the cult of Pan and the Nymphs.

    1971

    Excavation of the Gate of Silenus at Thasos (defensive wall and residential area).

    1973

    Resumption of excavations of the sanctuary of Poseidon and Amphitrite at Tenos.

    1975

    Excavations of the Hellenistic tombs at Rhenea, on the terrace of Ano Generale. Beginning of excavations at Amathus in Cyprus, co-funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    1977

    Study of the forum at Philippi is resumed.

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    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - L10036-005A

    Sujet : rempart mur trace rocher Matériau : marbre
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

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    Ancient Thouria, Ellenika-6121
    Thouria. X. Arapogianni (ASA) reports on excavation of the sanctuary of Asklepios and also in the Ellenika location. The rock-fall at the Asklepieion in 2014 which had prevented work there occasioned the installation of a new roof. Debris was removed from the western part of the excavated area making it easier to view the ruins. It was possible to study better parts of the sanctuary and the stoa, which had not been uncovered throughout its entire length, and to protect them from rocks. Finds from the Asklepieion included Hellenistic ceramics, figurines, part of a catalogue of ephebes, coins, stamped tiles, a medical tool and a sherd with an incised dedication to Asklepios (Fig. 1). At Ellenika, apart from the lower part of a structure characterised as a peribolos the previous year
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    A collaborative project with the BSA.