A prosperous and strategic ancient city, Corinth has been excavated by the American School since 1896.


Ancient Corinth

Ancient Corinth is the American School's longest running excavation. Our excavation team has documented the history of the site and its territory from the Early Neolithic period (ca. 6,500 B.C.) to the modern day. The ancient city center, where St. Paul preached and which is toured by more than 150,000 visitors annually, is dominated by impressive Greek, Roman, and Byzantine monuments. In addition to our training program in excavation techniques and procedures, we have recently embarked on an ambitious outreach program for school audiences in the U.S. and Greece and a comprehensive program of heritage management.

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February 20, 2020

Hesperia 89.1 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 89.1. Topics in this issue include an overview of the Neolithic settlement on Tsoungiza at Ancient Nemea, an editio princeps of 21 columnar grave monuments from the Athenian Agora, a study of miniature herms that depict Alexander the Great, and a report on the 2018 excavation season at Corinth.

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December 16, 2019

Videocast - “Euchenor’s Corinth: Mycenaean Habitation from Acrocorinth to Korakou”

Mycenaean Corinth was considered non-existent for the longest time. Based on the evidence produced by the ASCSA on the site of Ancient Corinth and by the Archaeological Service in the area, I argue for wealthy Corinth.

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November 21, 2019

ASCSA at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in DC

Use this list to join current American School members and staff for lectures, workshops, round table discussions and more at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in Washington DC.

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