1913 - 1919 / Directorship of G. FOUGÈRES
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    1913

    Creation of the post of Secretary General, a former member of the FSA, of which the first holder is C. Picard.

    1914-1918

    The 'Athenians' are called to action on the eastern front, as either combatants or interpreters. The School is home to the offices of the Ambassador's military attachés and the School's director plays an important role in the French propaganda in Greece aimed at preparing for Greece's entry into the conflict alongside the Entente Powers. G. Fougères is president of the Franco-Hellenic League, which has 4000 members in 1918, and maintains a close relationship with E. Venizelos.

    December 1916 - June 1918

    Following a clash in Athens between French troops and royalist troops, the FSA closes its doors; the buildings are placed under the supervision of the director of the American school.

    Academic activities

    1914

    Opening of the excavation site at the Roman colony of Philippi (the FSA's main Roman and Byzantine excavation in northern Greece) just before the war.

    1915-1916

    During entrenchment work at the Dardanelles, the necropolis of Elaeus (Thrace) is discovered.

    1916

    Organisation of a unit of the Oriental Army that included the former 'Athenians'. Excavations of prehistoric establishments in Macedonia, and the collection of Byzantine documents.

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

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    PALLENE, Kantza-6094
    Pallene, Kantza, Football pitch, (property of Kantza Emporiki Co.). Anna Plassara (B' ????) reports on the discovery of a settlement dating from the Neolithic to the Middle Helladic periods (Fig. 1). Neolithic settlement: 5 huts with stone paved floors and postholes were excavated (Fig. 2). In addition, deposit and storage pits were found containing seashells, obsidian blades and chips, and pottery sherds (Fig. 3). Small finds from the area include, apart from the aforementioned finds, an obsidian arrowhead, a white flint blade and stone axes (Fig. 4). Middle Helladic settlement: numerous stone-built structures (Figs. 5, 6) and 37 rock-cut pits were excavated. The structures contained obsidian blades and flakes, and grey-Minyan pottery sherds (Fig. 7). The latter were also found in the p
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