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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

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    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - R1765-003

    Sujet : vase Matériau : argile Technique : tourné, Catégorie : 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

    Ancient Thouria, Ellenika-6121
    Thouria. X. Arapogianni (ASA) reports on excavation of the sanctuary of Asklepios and also in the Ellenika location. The rock-fall at the Asklepieion in 2014 which had prevented work there occasioned the installation of a new roof. Debris was removed from the western part of the excavated area making it easier to view the ruins. It was possible to study better parts of the sanctuary and the stoa, which had not been uncovered throughout its entire length, and to protect them from rocks. Finds from the Asklepieion included Hellenistic ceramics, figurines, part of a catalogue of ephebes, coins, stamped tiles, a medical tool and a sherd with an incised dedication to Asklepios (Fig. 1). At Ellenika, apart from the lower part of a structure characterised as a peribolos the previous year
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    A collaborative project with the BSA.