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Vlochos

Greek-Swedish collaborative fieldwork in Western Thessaly

01/07/2017

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Photo 2 Possibly late Archaic fortification wall on the hilltop. Photo 3 Well-preserved Late Classical-Hellenistic fortification walls on the hilltop.

Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP)

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports decided in 2016 to grant permission to the Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP), a new archaeological project on the plains of Western Thessaly...

Malthi Mapping Project

07/06/2017

The third season of work at the fortified settlement of Malthi in Messenia started on June 5th. Excavation will be carried out for the coming four weeks. The overarching aim is to establish a chronological sequence for the settlement’s architecture and pottery. [...]

Malthi revisited - 2016

18/07/2016

The 2016 season accomplished two major goals.

The first of these was the drone photography of the site, intended to produce a color image to overlay onto the 3D data gathered via the terrestrial laser scanner. Additionally, imagery of the landscape surrounding the settlement was collected, expanding the 3D model.

Midea

06/08/2015

At Midea in the Argolid a Greek-Swedish project has been going on since 1983 under the direction of Katie Demakopoulou. Since 2000 Ann-Louise Schallin has been in charge of the Swedish side of the project.

Ancient Kalaureia: The Site

30/07/2015

View of the sanctuary from the west. The island of Aigina is seen in the background. Photo: Berit Wells
View of the sanctuary from the west. The island of Aigina is seen in the background. Photo: Berit Wells
Today Poros consists of two islands: Spheria, which is the modern town of Poros, and Kalaureia, the larger and less populated island. The archaeological site of Kalaureia lies on the island with the same name c. 6 km from Poros town, and can be approached by a winding road either from the town or from the village of Askeli on Kalaureia. [...]

Malthi

04/07/2015

Malthi is a fortified hilltop settlement overlooking the Soulima Valley in northern Messenia. It was excavated in the 1930s by Natan Valmin and the results were published in The Swedish Messenia Expedition, Lund 1938…

Hermione

A new Greek-Swedish collaboration focusing on the ancient city of Hermione

01/07/2015

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Ancient Hermione is mostly hidden under the modern city. Photo: Jenny Wallensten

A Greek cityscape and its people. A study of Ancient Hermion/Hermione In 2015, together with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Argolida, the Swedish Institute at Athens commenced work on a joint three-year study of Hermione or Hermion, an ancient city known through written sources and archaeological remains identified through surveys and scattered rescue excavations. [...]

Kalaureia

23/06/2015

Excavations at the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Kalaureia on Poros were recommenced in June 2015 under the direction of Arto Penttinen.

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