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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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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June 24, 2019

“Open Day” at ASCSA Corinth Excavations: A New Chapter of On-site Programming

New "Open Day" program at Corinth Excavations invites student and adult groups to observe stages of the archaeological process both on and off the field.

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May 23, 2019

Corinth Museum Floods Social Media for Museum Week and Celebrates International Museum Day

Corinth Museum brings elaborate Roman coiffures to life for International Museum Day

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