The American School of Classical Studies at Athens


The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News

Archaeology magazine reports that research by Spencer Pope of McMaster University, David Scahill of ASCSA, and Peter Schultz of Concordia College indicates that millions of silver coins, the reserves of ancient Athens, were once kept in the attic of the Parthenon.

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Blegen Library’s August Opening Hours

During the month of August, the Blegen Library will be open to visitors Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 to 15:30 and will be closed on Saturdays. No new cards will be issued during the month and no orientations will take place.

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Greek President Tours the Gennadius Library

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos visited the ASCSA on June 29 and toured the Gennadius Library, where he was shown the Library's treasures.

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  • Aristeia Award
  • From the FieldWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Nancy Bookidis, Assistant Director Emerita of the Corinth Excavations, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the School. She will be honored at the AIA meetings in January.
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  • Program Notes
  • From the FieldMellon Professor Margie Miles leads us through the student's first 12-day trip through west and northern Greece.
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  • Conservation
  • From the FieldThe conservation team, Nicol Anastassatou, Charis Delis and Spyros Armenis, continues their work on the Agonotheteion mosaic with enthusiasm made possible by a generous grant from the Stockman Family Foundation. They are now in the process of removing the mortar substratum, into which the tesserae were set initially, from each of the pieces of the mosaic.
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