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Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

September 13, 2018

Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

Topics include terracotta votives from Acrocorinth, defensive watchtowers at Mantineia, Hippias of Erythrai, and marble statuary of Asklepios from the Athenian Agora.

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Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

August 10, 2018

Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

Sarah A. James discusses the latest addition to the Corinth series, Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7).

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Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

July 20, 2018

Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

ASCSA Summer Seminar alumna Nancy Antonellis brings Greek Archaeology to high school students with lesson plans from Corinth Excavations.

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2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

July 10, 2018

2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

Corinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.

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Corinth Excavations Celebrates 200th Educational Program

June 6, 2018

Corinth Excavations Celebrates 200th Educational Program

On-site and online, Corinth Excavations connects with students from around the world.

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New Publication! Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7)

May 30, 2018

New Publication! Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7) by Sarah A. James.

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Increasing Accessibility through the Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

May 21, 2018

Increasing Accessibility through the Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

An interview with the authors of the first official guidebook to Corinth released by the ASCSA in over 50 years.

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New Publication! Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

May 15, 2018

New Publication! Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Ancient Corinth: Site Guide, by Guy D. R. Sanders, Jennifer Palinkas, and Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst, with James Herbst

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VIDEOCAST - Open Meeting 2018

March 21, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Open Meeting 2018

"The Work of the School," Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA "Nessun Dorma! Ancient Greece after Sunset," Angelos Chaniotis, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

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New Publication: The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9)

March 7, 2018

New Publication: The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9) by Bonna D. Wescoat.

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Corinth Excavations Celebrates 100th Educational Program

March 1, 2018

Corinth Excavations Celebrates 100th Educational Program

On-site and online, Corinth Excavations connects with students from around the world.

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New Publication: The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4)

February 27, 2018

New Publication: The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4) by Barbara Barletta.

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Q&A with Corinth’s Director Christopher Pfaff

February 12, 2018

Q&A with Corinth’s Director Christopher Pfaff

Christopher Pfaff, Associate Professor of Classics at Florida State University, began as Director of the Corinth Excavations in July. He shares his reflections on and plans for the site in this Q&A.

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New Publication: The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI)

January 29, 2018

New Publication: The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI) by John K. Papadopoulos and Evelyn Lord Smithson.

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Virtual Field Trip, Anyone?

January 29, 2018

Virtual Field Trip, Anyone?

Corinth Excavations' newest outreach effort is aimed at bringing K-12 students to Corinth... digitally.

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Trustees Announce Recipient of the 2018 Athens Prize

November 3, 2017

Trustees Announce Recipient of the 2018 Athens Prize

The Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens have announced Ronald S. Stroud as the winner of the Athens Prize awarded for outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge of ancient Greece.

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Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery: An Interview with Kathleen Warner Slane

August 15, 2017

Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery: An Interview with Kathleen Warner Slane

An interview with Kathleen Warner Slane about her new publication that examines the evidence for changing burial practices in the Greek city, Roman colony, and Christian town of Corinth.

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Conservation Technicians Complete Internship at Corinth Excavations

August 11, 2017

Conservation Technicians Complete Internship at Corinth Excavations

Our conservation technician interns have successfully finished their training at Corinth Excavations. For the past six months, the students gained experience on a range of tasks, from lifting and mending terracotta floor tiles from the Frankish Area to carefully excavating a medieval skeleton.

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New Publication: Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI)

August 8, 2017

New Publication: Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI)

Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth's Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI) is now published and available for purchase!

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New Publication: Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X)

July 24, 2017

New Publication: Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X)

Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X) is now published and available for purchase!

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July 17, 2017

BLEGEN LIBRARY RECLASSIFICATION PROJECT

Starting in the fall of 2017, Blegen library is undergoing a major reclassification project.

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School Summer Newsletter

July 7, 2017

School Summer Newsletter

The American School's Summer 2017 issue of the newsletter is now online for viewing.

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Meet a Member: John Oakley

June 27, 2017

Meet a Member: John Oakley

Meet John Oakley, the Chancellor Professor and Forrest D. Murden, Jr. Professor at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. Oakley is a classical archaeologist whose main interests are Greek vase painting, iconography and Roman sarcophagi.

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2017 Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

June 2, 2017

2017 Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

The summer excavation sessions at Corinth are complete with the museum session to follow. Read a wrap-up of this year's season.

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New Publication: Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII)

May 22, 2017

New Publication: Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII)

Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII) is now published and available for purchase!

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Published: Corinth Excavations Field Manual

April 28, 2017

Published: Corinth Excavations Field Manual

Corinth Excavations Archaeological manual has been published by the The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota

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3D Animation Brings New Life to Roman-Era Corinth

March 13, 2017

3D Animation Brings New Life to Roman-Era Corinth

A popular online video imagines our site at Corinth as it was in the 2nd century AD, during the Roman Empire.

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Using X-rays to Understand Greek Pottery

March 3, 2017

Using X-rays to Understand Greek Pottery

Watch the Wiener Lab's portable X-ray fluorescence device in action, helping unlock mysteries of Corinthian pottery.

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Update from Corinth Excavations

February 21, 2017

Update from Corinth Excavations

A new on-site program about music, new conservation technicians-in-training, and a mouth-watering vasilopita...

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Announcement Concerning Access to the Archives in the Gennadius Library

January 20, 2017

Announcement Concerning Access to the Archives in the Gennadius Library

Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the G.L. between July 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/7/2017 έως 28/2/2018.

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January 16, 2017

Meet a Member: Katie Petrole

Meet Katie Petrole, the Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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November 30, 2016

VIDEOCAST - Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

M. Wilson Jones, M. Korres, B. Wescoat, P. Sapirstein, D. Scahill

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Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos Published

November 17, 2016

Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos Published

Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos is now published and available for purchase.

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Watch “Ask an Archaeologist”

October 20, 2016

Watch “Ask an Archaeologist”

Corinth Excavations Director Guy D. R. Sanders and Assistant Director Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst answered questions submitted from viewers all over the world--live from the Corinth Museum.

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May 27, 2016

Spring 2016 Edition of ASCSA Newsletter

A special excavation issue covering activities at the Athenian Agora, Ancient Corinth, and School-affiliated excavations is now available for viewing online.

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May 18, 2016

Flora Graeca Prodromus

Ομιλία στο πλαίσιο της έκθεσης "Flora Graeca" πραγματοποιήθηκε την Τρίτη 17 Μαΐου, στις 4μμ, στο Αναγνωστήριο Σπάνιων Βιβλίων Μανδύλα. Η ομιλία έγινε από την κα Σόφη Παπαγεωργίου, Head Librarian Emerita της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης.

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Outreach at Corinth Excavations

April 19, 2016

Outreach at Corinth Excavations

Looking for a lesson plan? A video showing conservation of the beautiful Eutychia mosaic? Check out Corinth Excavation's outreach page.

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April 1, 2016

Ανακαλύπτοντας την ελληνική φύση τον 18ο αιώνα

Στο πλαίσιο της έκθεσης "Flora Graeca" πραγματοποιήθηκε, στις 31 Μαρτίου στην αίθουσα Μανδύλα της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, σεμινάριο με θέμα "Ανακαλύπτοντας την ελληνική φύση τον 18ο αιώνα". Την ομιλία έκανε η κα Βάσω Σειρηνίδου, επίκουρη καθηγήτρια Νεοελληνικής Ιστορίας στο Τμήμα Ιστορίας και Αρχαιολογίας του ΕΚΠΑ.

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Eutychia Mosaic Conservation Continues

February 2, 2016

Eutychia Mosaic Conservation Continues

Corinth Excavations updates you about our current conservation progress on the mosaic as well as its appearance at conferences around the world.

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January 13, 2016

Bridge of the Untiring Sea Published

Bridge of the Untiring Sea: The Corinthian Isthmus from Prehistory to Late Antiquity (Hesperia Suppl. 48), edited by Elizabeth Gebhard and Timothy Gregory, is now published and available for purchase.

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Collection Closeup: Aphrodite Hoplismene

January 9, 2016

Collection Closeup: Aphrodite Hoplismene

In this new feature we focus on select items in the School's vast holdings. Corinth Excavation Assistant Director Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst picks this diminutive but remarkable item from the Corinth collection.

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iDig: A Glimpse into the Future of Archaeology

January 7, 2016

iDig: A Glimpse into the Future of Archaeology

The Agora's IT specialist, Bruce Hartzler, talks to ASCSA about the development of the iDig app and how it's bringing the process of excavation into real-time, shareable reporting

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January 4, 2016

The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Greek Lamps and Offering Trays Published

The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Greek Lamps and Offering Trays (Corinth XVIII.7) by Nancy Bookidis and Elizabeth G. Pemberton is now published and available for sale.

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October 7, 2015

Corinth Photographers Leave their Collection to the ASCSA

In 1959 two young women, Ino Ioannidou and Lenio Bartziotou, opened a photographic studio in Athens on 9 Valaoritou.

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August 31, 2015

Hesperia 84.3 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the excavations at Gournia as well as those conducted at the Athenian Agora, the term of the treasurers of Athena, a Boiotian red-figure calyx krater, the hands and dating of Athenian dramatic festival inscriptions, and the use of spolia in William of Moerbeke's church at Merbaka.

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Corinth Ends 2015 Season

June 26, 2015

Corinth Ends 2015 Season

Our 2015 excavation season at Corinth has come to a successful end as the third session supervisors wrap up their final reports over the next week. Also we highlight 3D scanning at Peirene fountain by Cyark.

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May 19, 2015

Corinth Excavations 2015: Midseason Photos

Corinth Excavations has reached the midpoint of the 2015 excavation season with three teams digging in the Frankish area south of Temple E and two teams in the Agonotheteion of the South Stoa.

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Eutychia Mosaic Conservation

May 18, 2015

Eutychia Mosaic Conservation

The conservation team, Nicol Anastassatou, Charis Delis and Spyros Armenis, continues their work on the Agonotheteion mosaic with enthusiasm made possible by a generous grant from the Stockman Family Foundation. They are now in the process of removing the mortar substratum, into which the tesserae were set initially, from each of the pieces of the mosaic.

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October 16, 2014

Good Luck Continues in Corinth

At the end of September conservation of the Agonotheteion mosaic was presented to the 5th and 6th grades of the local school of Ancient Corinth. Since then all 37 panels of the mosaic have been completely and successfully detached. Nicol Anastasatou is participating in the Colloquium of the International Association for the Study of Ancient Mosaics in California.

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September 10, 2014

New Maps and Spatial Data

A new resource for sharing maps and spatial data is now available through the Corinth Excavations' web pages. While the area of emphasis is the Corinthia, coverage for much of the data extends to the whole of Greece.

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Good Luck for the Eutychia Mosaic

August 7, 2014

Good Luck for the Eutychia Mosaic

After the approval of a conservation study by head conservator Nicol Anastassatou, work has begun on a figural mosaic in the South Stoa. Photos and Google Glass videos describe the restoration of this artwork.

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Corinth Excavations 2014: End of Season and Google Glass

July 11, 2014

Corinth Excavations 2014: End of Season and Google Glass

Monday June 30th marked the end of the third and final training session and the end of the 2014 season in Ancient Corinth. A total of 22 ASCSA students and others participated. In the third session...

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May 21, 2014

Corinth Excavations 2014 update

Session 2 of the 2014 excavation season in Ancient Corinth is now well underway with excavators settled into their areas. Experimentation with the video capabilities of Google Glass is adding a new first-person perspective to archaeological recording and outreach.

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April 10, 2014

Hesperia 83.1 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the Panayia Field at Corinth, the Bellerophon myth in Corinthian art, the archaeobotanical remains of Building Δ at Hellenistic Krania, Antiochos IV’s arrival in Athens, and the Roman-period bronze statuettes found in the Agora.

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April 10, 2014

Corinth Excavations 2014 and Google Glass

Regular members of the ASCSA began excavation on April 7 south of the museum and Temple E with the goal to unite the conserved portions of the Frankish area with the ‘plateia’ south of the museum. Google Glass is one exciting addition to the recording system this season.

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March 17, 2014

Kostis Kourelis on the Forgotten Architects of the Corinth Excavations

On March 11th, Professor Kostis Kourelis of Franklin and Marshall College delivered a fascinating lecture about architects who worked for the Corinth excavations from 1903 to 1933.

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February 8, 2014

Γιώγιος Μεταξάς, 1952- 2014

George Metaxas, former cook of the Corinth Excavations, died Thursday, February 6, after a motorbike accident the previous week. He will be remembered by residents of Hill House during the late 1980's to early 2000's for his humor, cheer, and lavishly decorated cakes.

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2012-13 Annual Report Now Online

January 27, 2014

2012-13 Annual Report Now Online

The annual report of the American School for the fiscal year 2012-2013 has been released and can be viewed here.

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Bookidis Recipient of 2014 Aristeia Award

November 4, 2013

Bookidis Recipient of 2014 Aristeia Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Nancy Bookidis, Assistant Director Emerita of the Corinth Excavations, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the School. She will be honored at the AIA meetings in January.

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July 31, 2013

School Purchases Prehistoric Site of Korakou

Thanks to a grant from INSTAP the ASCSA has been able to purchase the area of the prehistoric site of Korakou, thus protecting the site for the future.

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July 28, 2013

Ancient Corinth’s Apollon Honors Williams and Bookidis

Ancient Corinth's cultural heritage association dedicated an evening of entertainment to the Director Emeritus and Asst. Director Emerita of the Corinth Excavations.

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June 25, 2013

Corinth: Imagine the City Exhibit

Director of Excavations Guy Sanders and local ΛΖ ΕΠΚΑ archaeologist Sokrates Koursoumis spoke to an interested audience gathered for the Imagine the City: Corinth 2013 Exhibit. Organized by the volunteer group Diolki the event ran from June 13-23.

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June 17, 2013

Corinth 2013 winds down

The 2013 season at Ancient Corinth officially came to a close Friday June 14. South of the South Stoa, students excavated in Byzantine and Late Roman levels.

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June 6, 2013

Carl and Elizabeth Blegen Remembered Through Colloquium

On May 31st, the ASCSA celebrated the Blegens and their contributions to archaeology through a day of insightful lectures and a visit to their former home.

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April 1, 2013

2013 Excavations at Corinth

Excavations in Ancient Corinth began for a sixth season in the area south of the South Stoa with the aim to clarify the Late Roman levels beneath Byzantine and Frankish structures in the area.

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A Corinthian Summer: Work and Research During 2012

December 11, 2012

A Corinthian Summer: Work and Research During 2012

Corinth Excavations Assistant Director Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Corinth Excavations’ busy, fascinating, and productive summer, with help from some of the many scholars who were on hand during 2012.

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July 11, 2012

Scholar Season in Corinth

Scholar season in Ancient Corinth is that time each year, after the excavation has finished and the village panagyri celebrations have passed, when the Corinth Museum fills with students and professors working on material collected from ASCSA excavations since 1896.

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Research Spotlight:  Heather Graybehl on Late Roman Petrography

July 9, 2012

Research Spotlight:  Heather Graybehl on Late Roman Petrography

At the American School Excavations at Corinth, Heather Graybehl is currently conducting a petrographic study of Late Roman cooking pots, coarsewares, and amphorae from Panayia Field. She describes her work here.

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June 18, 2012

Hesperia 81.2 Now Online

The June 2012 issue of Hesperia is now available!

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February 28, 2012

Corinthian Colonies Workshop

From February 23 to 25, 2012 Ancient Corinth was the site of a workshop on Corinth and its Archaic Colonies.

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Research Spotlight: Hellenistic Pottery from Corinth

November 3, 2011

Research Spotlight: Hellenistic Pottery from Corinth

Hellenistic material from many years of excavations at Corinth by the American School of Classical Studies formed the basis of Sarah James' dissertation on Corinthian Hellenistic fine wares.

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August 1, 2011

Hesperia 80.2 Now Online

The latest issue contains articles ranging from the Mycenaean to the Roman period, addressing topics as diverse as LBA ceramics from the Peloponnese, the reminting of silver coinage in Athens, the leasing of sacred land in the 4th c. B.C., and the evolving character of a Roman road at Corinth. Subscribers can read the issue on JSTOR, Hesperia’s new online home.

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April 5, 2011

Corinth Excavations 2011 season begins

On April 4, 2011 the excavation season began in Ancient Corinth.

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Research Spotlight: Angela Ziskowski and Construction of Corinthian Identity

February 22, 2011

Research Spotlight: Angela Ziskowski and Construction of Corinthian Identity

Angela Ziskowski successfully defended her dissertation, The Construction of Corinthian Identity in the Early Iron Age and Archaic Period, in February 2011 and was conferred her PhD by Bryn Mawr College.

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Pettegrew’s Corinthian Matters

February 20, 2011

Pettegrew’s Corinthian Matters

Corinthian Matters is a new and exciting electronic resource and blog created by David Pettegrew an Assistant Professor at Messiah College in Pennsylvania and member of the ASCSA. New developments in scholarship are reaching the public very slowly, which is why there exists widespread popular misunderstandings of the city of Corinth. His site intends to make archaeological and historical research more quickly accessible.

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February 10, 2011

Aristomenes Arberores (1938-2011)

Friend, mentor, and retired Foreman of the Corinth Excavations, Aristomenes Arberores passed away on February 10, 2011.

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January 31, 2011

Ancient Corinth Featured in Greek TV Series

A new Greek series on SKAI-TV entitled 1821 features Corinth Excavations Director Guy Sanders discussing a 17th-18th c. Christian-Muslim cemetery on the Corinth site.

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December 20, 2010

New Research Interface for ASCSA.net

A new web research interface is available on ASCSA.net, and tips on using the online database.

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Roman Sculptural Polychromy at Corinth

November 8, 2010

Roman Sculptural Polychromy at Corinth

Extensive work in the storerooms of the Corinth Museum has identified numerous vestiges of ancient painting and gilding on the Roman marble statues excavated at Corinth by the American School of Classical Studies.

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Videocast: A Decent Burial: Commemoration and Community in Roman Corinth

October 29, 2010

Videocast: A Decent Burial: Commemoration and Community in Roman Corinth

Kathleen Slane, NEH fellow at ASCSA in 2010-11, spoke to a large and enthusiastic audience about the variety of forms of commemoration of death represented at Corinth in Roman times.

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October 26, 2010

Corinth Workrooms Renovated

The main ASCSA workroom at the museum in Ancient Corinth received a facelift in July and September 2010. Photos inside...

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Excavations in the Nezi Field in Ancient Corinth, 2010

July 2, 2010

Excavations in the Nezi Field in Ancient Corinth, 2010

Corinth Excavations concluded a fourth season in the Byzantine levels of Nezi Field. Three separate training sessions were held and each session comprised three weeks of excavation followed by a week of study and clean up. Area supervisors once again consisted of student members of the ASCSA.

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February 26, 2010

Kress Funds Coin Project at Corinth

The Kress Foundation has generously provided funding for cataloging and photography of Corinth Excavations' coin study collection. The study collection consists of about 3,000 coins that date between 550 B.C. and modern times and it reflects many of the best examples of coin types recovered during the long history of excavation at Corinth.

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February 24, 2010

Ancient Corinth’s Peirene Fountain in the News

White Horse Studios produced a miniature depiction of the fountain of Peirene that was the Blue Ribbon Winner and Best in Show at the Philadelphia Flower Show in Miniature Settings Class. See photos of the miniature and the two news stories included on that page.

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February 12, 2010

Agora and Corinth Partner for Online Excavation Databases

The staff of the Athenian Agora and Corinth Excavations has been collaborating to bring their vast electronic resources together in a single online interface. These databases provide a valuable research tool for scholars far beyond Athens and Corinth. They are available at ascsa.net.

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December 23, 2009

New Fellowship for Research in Corinth

The School announces the inauguration of the Henry S. Robinson Fellowship starting in 2010-11, to encourage research at the ASCSA excavations at Ancient Corinth.

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November 19, 2009

“Big Digs Go Digital” Conference Explores Collaborations

Representatives of the German Archaeological Institute and the ASCSA convened in Athens and Corinth November 4-7 to discuss problems in information technology as they pertain to large-scale excavations.

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Research Spotlight: Mark Hammond on the Transition of the Roman Empire

October 12, 2009

Research Spotlight: Mark Hammond on the Transition of the Roman Empire

With several recently completed PhD's focused on Corinthian subjects, we highlight here a new study of material culture. Associate member Mark Hammond describes his work for his dissertation on Roman ceramics from Corinth Excavations.

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October 5, 2009

Corinth Kitchen Opens Again

Meal service resumed today in Hill House to the relief of hostel residents after the installation of a new kitchen.

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Continuing Adventures of a Corinthian: Theo Kopestonsky and the Shrine at Kokkinovrysi

September 10, 2009

Continuing Adventures of a Corinthian: Theo Kopestonsky and the Shrine at Kokkinovrysi

Theo Kopestonsky recently completed her dissertation on Corinthian material culture from a sanctuary outside of Ancient Corinth. Theo describes her first visit to Corinth as a regular member of the School, her work, and the Classical site at Kokkinovrysi.

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August 31, 2009

Summer research in Corinth

Corinth Excavations’ research and residence facilities were filled to capacity during the Summer of 2009. No less than 28 researchers used the hostel and museum facilities for their work. Book early for next year!!!

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Field Report: Corinth Excavations 2009 Season

June 26, 2009

Field Report: Corinth Excavations 2009 Season

The 2009 season at Corinth was characterized by teamwork and dialogue shown by 19 students members and three supervisors. Excavation clarified the 10th and 11th century A.C. phasing of the courtyard house, which fell into disuse in the 12th century and was refurbished in the 13th century. Corinth Excavations serves as a field school for training members of the ASCSA in excavation methodologies.

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May 13, 2009

Gaius and Lucius on Tour

Two of the most admired finds from the Corinth Excavations, the statues of Gaius and Lucius Caesar, have left to be exhibited in Haltern am See, Germany. Augustus’ grandsons and heirs will be part of the exhibit “Imperium-Conflict-Myth."

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April 26, 2009

Training Session 1 completed at Corinth

The first training session of the 2009 season in Corinth was successfully completed on Friday. Nine regular members and one associate member participated.

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April 5, 2009

2009 Excavation Season at Corinth

The 2009 excavation began in Corinth last Monday, which is by one count the 95th year of field work on the site by the ASCSA. Work continues for the second full season on the area south of the South Stoa. The focus this year is to reveal the habitation and construction horizons of an 12th century AC domestic structure.

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April 2, 2009

ASCSA Well Represented at International Corinth Conference

The 4-day conference at the end of March yielded exciting new finds and lively discussion, with School-sponsored excavations making a strong showing.

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March 26, 2009

Ministry of Culture Honors Williams

Kicking off the International Conference, Corinthia and the Northeast Peloponnesus last night, Director Emeritus of Corinth Excavations and ASCSA Trustee Charles K. Williams, II was honored by the Ministry of Culture, the ΛΖ ΕΠΚΑ, and Konstantinos Kissas for his work in Corinth.

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Corinth in the Classroom: Geology and Civilization

March 24, 2009

Corinth in the Classroom: Geology and Civilization

In July 2008 Geologist and high school teacher Drew Patrick used Ancient Corinth as his base for a special project to develop interactive teaching tools for high school students in New York.

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March 18, 2009

Flat Stanley Visits Corinth

Corinth Excavations has a very special visitor this week-- Flat Stanley arrived from Ohio to stay for one week, see the archaeological site and take in a little Greek culture.

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February 11, 2009

Numismatist Orestes Zervos Retires

Friends, colleagues and students gathered at Dionysos taverna last night to pay tribute to retiring numismatist Orestes Zervos. Orestes has been the numismatist of Corinth Excavations since 1980 and has curated a collection of nearly 100,000 coins.

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