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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    Delphes - Sanctuaire d'Apollon - E1923

    Sujet : figure en ronde bosse face Matériau : marbre Décor : Antinoüs Technique : ronde bosse,
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    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    VOULA Pegadakia-6109
    Voula, Pegadakia, Thessalonikis and Larissis (O.T. 287, property of A. Fronimou - A. Mari). Mairi Giamalidi (???' ????) reports on the discovery of Classical burials. The site lies in the area of the Halai Aixonidai cemetery, where pyres, sarcophagi, larnakes, inurned cremations and tile graves have been previously discovered and been dated to the end of the 5th to the early 4th c. B.C. (?Delt 1984, 34). 10 pyres and 1 monolithic poros sarcophagus were found in this property (Figs. 1, 2). All the pyres were cut in the soft, limestone bedrock. Only two of them contained burial offerings (one lekythos each). Nevertheless, a pit for burials offerings was found, which contained numerous miniature vessels (kyathoi, phialae, plates, cups, skyphoi, lopades and incense burners). The finds date to
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