The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Agora News & Events

  • Trustees Announce Recipient of the 2018 Athens Prize
    The Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens have announced Ronald S. Stroud as the winner of the Athens Prize awarded for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge of ancient Greece.
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  • Hesperia 86.3 Now Online!
    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 86.3. Topics in this issue include a review and analysis of the evidence for the origins of the Ionian cities of Asia Minor, a new interpretation of the Dipylon oinochoe graffito, the publication of a deposit of ostraka from the Athenian Agora, and new evidence for the dating of defensive fortifications in southwestern Anatolia based on the excavations of the Bastion complex on the Tepecik acropolis at Patara in southwestern Turkey.
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Visiting the Site and Museum

The site, the Stoa of Attalos and the finds from the excavations are the property of the Greek State, and are administered by the 1st Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of the Greek Archaeological Service. Although the excavation offices are not open to the public, choice objects from all periods of the history of the site are on display in a museum on the ground floor of the Stoa. Displays include important remains of Bronze and Iron age burials from the earlier periods, and objects from Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine times representing the post-classical Agora.

Opening Hours
Winter: Daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Summer (April 1-October 31) 8 a.m.-7.30 p.m.
Further information can be found at the Greek Ministry of Culture website.