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    Since 1975 the French archaeological mission at Amathus, under the joint responsibility of the French School at Athens and of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, conducts excavations and study programs on the ancient town of Amathus and its territory.
    You are invited to discover the mission’s history and perspectives, the main excavated sites and two topics on which the mission has made a major contribution.



    La mission française d’Amathonte

    The French archaological mission at Amathus: history and perspectives
     
    Excavation sites
     
    Amathus products
     
     

    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

    IMAGE
    Thasos - Acropole ; Athénaion (sanctuaire d'Athéna), GTh 65 - R1454-006

    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.

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    MOSCHATO - HSAP railway tracks-6099
    Moschato, HSAP railway tracks, (halfway between Kallithea and Moschato stations). Anna Maria Anagnostopoulou (???' ????) and Maria Raftopoulou (???' ????) report on the discovery of a stretch of the South or Middle Long Wall (Figs. 1, 2, 3). Specifically, the internal (north) face of the wall was excavated for a length of 38 m. It has an E-W orientation and runs parallel to the railway tracks. A three-stepped krepis was found and the orthostates. These were made from good quality poros stone from the Piraeus. Tool marks are visible on the boulders. The fill of the wall, in-between the orthostates, consisted of rubble. Mud bricks, which were not found, would have been placed on top of this fill. A stone staircase, which would have led to the top of the wall, was also found. More walls were
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    A collaborative project with the BSA.