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    1947 (September)

    Centenary of the French School.

    Academic activities


    Anastylosis of the Lion of Amphipolis, in collaboration with the American School.


    Excavations at Olous (Crete).


    Anastylosis of three columns of the tholos at Delphi, and of the temple of Apollo.


    Discovery, under the Sacred Way at Delphi, of the favissa, which contained precious offerings that had been thrown out.


    Beginning of the exploration of Gortys in Arcadia. More generally, the Second World War and the Greek civil war restricted the School's activities, although it did resume excavations at Malia in 1946, and at Thasos and Delos in 1948.

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - R1765-011

    Sujet : vase Matériau : argile Technique : tourné, Categorie : figure noire, Fragment : panse, Origine : Attique,
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

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    Mazi plain (Eleusis-Oinoe). S. Fachard (Geneva/Swiss National Science Foundation), A.R. Knodell (Carleton College/ESAG), and Kalliopi Papangeli (Greek Ministy of Culture) report on the third season of the Mazi Archaeological Project (MAP). The results of their survey were entered in GIS and a map was produced (Fig. 1). The Eleutherai fortress (Fig. 2): Three phases of construction were identified. The first fortress was built in the second half of the 5th c. BC at the top of the hill. A second monumental one was constructed in the 4th c. BC. This one had 13 towers and could have been constructed by the Thebans/Boeotians. The fortress remained under Boeotian control until the second half of the 3rd c. BC as attested in an inscription found on one of the gates (Fig. 3). The last phase is da
    A collaborative project with the BSA.