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

    GRAMMATIKO, Mavro Vouno-6092
    Grammatiko, Mavro Vouno, Drainage works. E. Mpanou (B' ????) reports on the discovery of finds dating from the Final Neolithic to the Early Byzantine period. The area of the drainage works consists of two hills and a valley between them (Fig. 1). Antiquities were located on the hills only. North hill: an extensive circular structure was revealed (Figs. 2, 3), which served as a retaining wall. The structure enclosed a deposit containing pottery (Fig. 4), and numerous burnt bones, and obsidian and flint tools (Fig. 5) were founds within its limits. The pottery from the deposit and the surrounding area date the structure to the Final Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age. In addition, 6 rock-cut graves were excavated on the east side of the structure. The graves had been covered with schist plaq
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