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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March 20, 2019

Accessing Greek Kilns Online: An Interview with Kiln WebAtlas Director and ASCSA Alumna Eleni Hasaki

Using GIS, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Classics at University of Arizona Eleni Hasaki and her colleagues created an online database for scholars to document, search, and continuously update kiln locations in Greece.

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March 13, 2019

Hesperia 88.1 Now Online!

Topics include the history and geoarchaeology of the lower Maeander Valley, a reappraisal of the Athena Promachos accounts from the Acropolis, and a report on the recent excavation in the South Stoa at Corinth.

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March 5, 2019

Q&A With New Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow Eleni Gizas

Now settled into life at Ancient Corinth, Gizas shares with us her enthusiasm for Greece, archaeology, and museum education.

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