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


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Taktikoupoli, Irrigation network of S Lazaros (land belonging to B. Stavros). Maria Giannopoulou (ΚΣΤ ΕΠΚΑ) reports on the discovery of a tiled-roof grave, measuring 1.32m x 0.55m, with a maximum depth of 1.10m. The grave was oriented NS, and covered with three Laconian types of which the northern most and middle tile were inscribed with the letter A (Fig. 1). A skeleton was present whose head was at the south...

A collaborative project with the BSA.