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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    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    Moschato, Peiraios Ave.-6191
    Moschato, Peiraios Ave. 69 and Adrianopoulou (O.T. 194, property of ASSOS And Co). Maria Raftopoulou (???' ????) reports on the discovery of a prehistoric settlement (Figs. 1, 2). Rectangular bipartite houses were excavated. Their walls were carefully constructed and some of them had herringbone patterns. A hearth was discovered in Building A as well as terracotta and schist roof tiles. The houses had been built along the sides of a stone-paved road. Cairns, structures and pits were revealed in the southern part of the property. It appears that these are the remains of a workshop. Numerous EHII and Mycenaean pottery sherds were found. Some sherds may also date in the MH. In addition, tools and obsidian flakes were collected. The settlement appears to have had more than one construction pha
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