1992 - 2001 / Directorship of R. ÉTIENNE
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    1995

    Text that sets out the new conditions for the FSA's entry competition, following the report of the ministerial commission chaired by J. Marcadé. This text approves specific examinations for specialists in prehistory, Byzantine studies, and contemporary Greece. Recruitment of an IT Officer, as a technical associate position. Creation of a position of associate professor, responsible for neo-Hellenic studies.

    Academic activities

    Two excavation sites are the subject of major programmes: Delos (systematic surveys in the sanctuary of Apollo) and Thasos (research on Roman Thasos). A policy of openness towards the Balkan countries (Albania) and Russia is practised.

    1993

    Exhibition on 'Argos and the French: Two Centuries of Friendship', in conjunction with the municipal administration of Argos.

    Exploration of the Middle Bronze Age site of Sovjan (Albania), co-funded by the Foreign Ministry.

    1994

    Resumption of work at the site of Itanos in Crete (excavations and survey of the area), together with a team from the universities of Rethymnon and Paris I.

    1996 (September)

    One hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the French School at Athens.

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    PIRAEUS - Votsi St.-6096
    Piraeus, Votsi St. 15 (property of Euag. Giannakopoulou). Maria Petritaki(???' ????) reports on the discovery of a section of the 4th c. B.C. Mounichia fortifications (Figs. 1, 2, 3). Specifically, a 13.50 m. stretch of the fortification wall was found and a square tower. The latter measures 5.50x5.15 m. A gate opening measuring 1.70 m. in width was found next to the tower. Both the fortification wall and the tower are constructed with limestone in the emplekton technique. Isodomic masonry was used for the outer faces of the walls of the tower. Finally, the fortification wall has three openings for drainage (Fig. 3). At a short distance from the fortifications was discovered part of the fill for the nearby shipsheds (ADelt 56-59, 443-444). Finds from the area include sherds from Classical
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