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Asine in the Argolid

Berit Wells, 01/07/2015

In the ship’s catalogue in the Iliad, Homer informs us who sent ships to the Trojan War. In connection with the Argolid he notes that Asine, situated at the head of the bay, sent six ships. This Asine has been identified with modern day Kastraki near the village of Tolo…

Berbati in the Argolid

Arto Penttinen, 01/07/2015

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Photo 1 A view of the Berbati Valley from the east towards Zara and Charvati. Mycenae lies behind the mountains. In the center the Mastos Hill: Photo Berit Wells. Photo 2 The site of Pyrgouthi from the north towards the Klisoura or ravine through which one enters the valley from the Argive plain. Photo: G. Söderberg, 1997.

In 1934 Axel W. Persson initiated his archaeological investigations in the Berbati Valley east of Mycenae. In the ensuing years he worked in the valley together with among others: Åke Åkerström, Gösta Säflund and Erik J. Holmberg…

Paradeisos in Eastern Macedonia

Pontus Hellström, 01/07/2015

<p>Head of neolithic figurine</p>

Head of neolithic figurine

The site was excavated for one month in 1976. It has an important strategic position on the right bank of the river Nestos (see map). Nestos today forms the border between eastern Macedonia and Thrace…

Chania on Crete

Erik Hallager, 01/07/2015

The Greek-Swedish excavations under the general direction of Dr Yannis Tzedakis in co-operation with Prof. Carl-Gustaf Styrenius cover almost 5000 years of the history of the settlement of Khania …

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.

International symposium, 7-9 July, 2015

03/06/2015

The gods of the Greeks liked things. Greek religion is inseparable from its temples, altars, statues, and votive offerings; the last of a dazzling variety, ranging from gleaming bronze tripods or elaborate gold jewellery, to simple terracotta figurines, used shoes and dirty pieces of clothing. [...]

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Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome, vol. 11, 2018.

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The Greek-Swedish Excavations at the Agia Aikaterini Square, Kastelli, Khania 1970-1987, 2001, 2005 and 2008.

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