Amathus
Introduction

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
 
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Junction of 27 I. Sfakianaki Street and Platonos Street (Malefakis plot), Chania
Junction of 27 I. Sfakianaki Street and Platonos Street (Malefakis plot), Chania. Efthimia Kataki (KE’ ΕΠΚΑ) reports that during the excavation for the foundations of a new house, part of the dromos of an underground rock-cut tomb of the extended necropolis of Ancient Kydonia was discovered. Salvage excavations followed in 2008, and brought to light two large underground rock-cut chamber tombs (Tombs 1 and 3), part of the...
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