Measuring just 6 centimeters wide and 8 centimeters long, the magnitude and exceptionality of the discovery has left the European archaeological community flabbergasted. It is a fragment of an oil amphora from the Roman region of Betica, manufactured about 1,800 years ago, with a written text on it, found during prospecting carried out… more »
It has long been a common belief among modern visitors that there is nothing left to see at Eleusis, yet the ancient Greek site was once one of the most famous Panhellenic sanctuaries and the most mysterious, the hub of the Eleusinian Mysteries performed in absolute secret over centuries. But, since Eleusis (today… more »
Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow, Corinth Excavations Thanks to a grant from the Steinmetz Family Foundation, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) has been fortunate to have a Museum Education Fellow at the Corinth Excavations since October 2014. Once again, the ASCSA invites applications for a one-year fellowship in museum education and collections… more »
Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow, Agora Excavations and Makriyannis Exhibition Wing
Thanks to a grant from the Steinmetz Family Foundation, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is fortunate to invite applications for a one-year fellowship in museum education and collections management starting September 1, 2023, with the possibility… more »
Friends of Hellenic Studies: We are saddened to share this news from our friends at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens about the passing ofHarry C. Avery 1930-2023. Below, you may find this sad announcement from the Chair of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies in… more »
Archaeologists in York have used 3D scans to study the Roman burial practice of pouring liquid gypsum over the bodies of adults and children laid to rest in coffins – the first time this cutting-edge technology has been applied to Roman burials of this type anywhere in the world.
Archaeologists excavating a hilltop sanctuary on the Aegean Sea island of Kythnos have discovered “countless” pottery offerings left by ancient worshippers over the centuries, Greece’s Culture Ministry said Wednesday.
A ministry statement said the finds from work this year included more than 2,000 intact or almost complete clay figurines, mostly of women and… more »