The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Wiener Laboratory

The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the ASCSA is an active research department dedicated to archaeological science in Greece. The lab provides both American and international scholars of archaeological science in the eastern Mediterranean the tools and resources to answer a variety of scientfically-based questions in the fields of bioarchaeology, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, and zooarchaeology (see vision, mission and philosophy).

The lab provides year-long fellowships as well as travel grants for independent research, and it offers research assistance to scholars who cannot physically travel to the laboratory. Educational outreach is offered via seminars, a regular lecture series, research publications and workshops.

The Wiener Laboratory News

Malcolm H. Wiener honored by President Papoulias with the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at an official state ceremony, President Karolos Papoulias of Greece presented 42 people with awards. Among those honored was Malcolm H. Wiener, president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ASCSA. Wiener received the Gold Cross of the Order of Merit from Papoulias.

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VIDEOCAST - Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context

Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context, 29-31 May ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 210-7236313

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“Roman-era shipwreck reveals ancient medical secrets”

Dr Alain Touwaide is in the Telegraph about his findings about the medications from a Roman wreck. He mentioned this in his Dec. 2012 annual Wiener Lecture

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