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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Glyfada, Asteria
Glyfada, Asteria. K. Kaza (ASA) reports on further excavations at this site. Two natural circular basins with diameter 6m and 10m were investigated, carved out of the natural rock. Two large pits were also investigated. They seem to relate to a Neolithic period metallurgical workshop.
Flooding at the site stopped excavation work; from the flood debris,...
A collaborative project with the BSA.