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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October 23, 2020

Webinar: Sixty Years Exploring Prehistoric Kea

We celebrate sixty years of our affiliated excavations on the Cycladic island of Kea (Tzia) with a special webinar.

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July 6, 2020

Webinar: Live from Corinth, Episode 1

Join us in watching the video archive of first episode of our "Live from Corinth", with Dr. Ioulia Tzonou, Associate Director of Corinth Excavations and Eleni Gizas, Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Ancient Corinth.

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May 27, 2020

Hesperia 89.2 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 89.2. Topics in this issue include an overview of zooarchaeological evidence from the Neolithic settlement at Tsoungiza, a look at settlement patterns at Priniatikos Pyrgos in East Crete during EM III–MM IA, a study on small and miniature vases from Ancient Corinth, and an examination of a statue base in the Athenian Agora.

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