1950 - 1969 / Directorship of G. DAUX
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    1962

    Creation of a post of Official Librarian, and, in 1966, of a post of sub-librarian.

    1962-1964

    Construction of a new building, home to the technical services that are beginning to expand with staff recruited locally (e.g. the photograph library, library of plans, and drawing office).

    Academic activities

    A certain number of new initiatives are launched at the traditional sites (Delos, Malia and Thasos), and the School begins new work at sites where it had previously excavated, such as Argos, Dikili Tash and Lato.

    1952

    Resumption of excavations on the agora at Argos.

    1961

    Franco-Greek excavations of the Neolithic tell of Dikili Tash. Excavations of the northern residential areas at Delos.

    1962

    Emergency excavations at Medeon in Phocis, on the site of the future aluminium factory of Pechiney Aluminium in Greece.

    1966

    Beginning of excavations of the Protopalatial district in Malia ('Mu Quarter').

    1967

    Work is resumed on the historical site of Lato (Crete).

    1968

    The FSA offers assistance to the exploratory excavation of the Neolithic cave at Kitsos (Laurion).

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

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    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - R1455-006

    Sujet : vase attique Matériau : argile Technique : tourné cat.style : figure noir état de conservation : fragment
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    ATHENS - BOTANIKOS-6132
    Athens, Botanikos, Falaisias 4 (property of A. Adrianopoulou). Giannis Maurokefalidis (?' ????) reports on the discovery of a Late Roman - Early Christian cemetery, which was built on top of a Classical one (Figs. 1, 2). 13 cist graves with an E-W orientation were excavated. These were built with strong walls which incorporated many spolia from the earlier, Classical cemetery (Fig. 3). The burial offerings include bronze coins (one of which is of Justinianic date), a bronze pin, a lamp and 6th c. A.D. pottery (including an undecorated lekythos). In addition, numerous pottery sherds dating from the Classical period to the 6th c. A.D. were found in the walls of the graves. One of the graves was enclosed by a rubble wall (Fig. 4), which also enclosed a mudbrick structure that appears to have
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