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  • As is usual when we present our excavation sites, we offer you several levels of approach to the site of Delos. You may choose any one, according to your prior knowledge of the subject, or work your way through them at your leisure.


    After a general overview of the site and its history, five topics are offered for a more detailed discovery, aimed at all audiences, of the site of Delos.

    General introduction:

    Specific topics:

    Accompanying information:
    a chronology of Delos and a series of maps are available.


    In more detail

    The chapters below will give you a more exact idea of the chronology of the excavations at Delos, as well as of the research programmes that are currently underway.

    In the bibliography, you will find the reference works necessary for acquiring a deeper knowledge of the site of Delos.


    ARCHIMAGE : The latest pictures

    Archimage is intended to gradually put online the graphic and photographic documents, kept in the Archives service of FSA.

    Archaeology in Greece ONLINE

    MAZI PLAIN -6136
    Mazi plain (Eleusis-Oinoe). S. Fachard (Geneva/Swiss National Science Foundation), A.R. Knodell (Carleton College/ESAG), and Kalliopi Papangeli (Greek Ministy of Culture) report on the third season of the Mazi Archaeological Project (MAP). The results of their survey were entered in GIS and a map was produced (Fig. 1). The Eleutherai fortress (Fig. 2): Three phases of construction were identified. The first fortress was built in the second half of the 5th c. BC at the top of the hill. A second monumental one was constructed in the 4th c. BC. This one had 13 towers and could have been constructed by the Thebans/Boeotians. The fortress remained under Boeotian control until the second half of the 3rd c. BC as attested in an inscription found on one of the gates (Fig. 3). The last phase is da
    A collaborative project with the BSA.