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    Each year the FSA organises at least two doctoral training sessions, alone or in conjunction with other institutions working in the Mediterranean area and the Balkans. These sessions are intended for students with a good knowledge of French, who are enrolled in a doctoral programme (at DEA [Diplôme d'Études Approfondies]/'Master 2' level and above).

    These seminars are intended to bring together, from a thematic point of view, the study of an archaeological site or region and the approach of a discipline. They are equivalent to a theoretical amount of 50 hours of teaching, spread out over about twelve days, including visits to remains and museums, theoretical classes, and practical exercises. For students who wish to validate this training as part of their university studies, an assessment is possible. In the month after the training sessions, participants must send the FSA's director a brief report.

    Practical arrangements

    Transport costs are to be borne by the relevant doctoral school (or the participant).
    Internal trips are organised and funded by the FSA, which also provides accommodation on the sites in twin rooms and in the FSA's guesthouse in the event of transit via Athens (in all cases, bed linen and towels are provided).
    Participants are responsible for subsistence costs (c. 10 euros per day).

    Applications

    Applications are submitted online via the 'Missions de l'EFA' platform: www.missions.efa.gr

    Successful candidates must immediately confirm their participation by email and send a deposit cheque for 100 euros, which will be banked in the event of late withdrawal without good reason.

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

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    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - R1454-003

    Sujet : vase attique Matériau : argile Technique : tourné Cat.style : figure noir état de conservation : fragment
    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    Ancient Sikyon-6126
    Sikyon. I. Lolos (ASA) reports on a second season of excavation in the area of the agora, south of the stoa where building remains of the Roman period had been found. Two rooms east of the group, apparently of industrial use, excavated in the previous year were investigated (Figs 1-2). Southeast of the stoa was found part of another stoa orientated N-S, while the known stoa was orientated E-W. The new stoa is dated to the early Roman period and was single-aisled with a Doric colonnade on its fa?ade. In the northwest part of the agora the foundations of a small temple (c. 11 m. long by 7 m. wide) were uncovered (Figs 3-4), built at the end of the Classical or the beginning of the Hellenistic period; it was dismantled in the early years of the Roman period. There are carved mason's
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