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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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    Delphes - Sanctuaire d’Apollon - 54186

    ZONE SUPERIEURE DU SANCTUAIRE D’APOLLON
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    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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