Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


1 December 2009

Recent excavations in Attica (Greece)

On 16 November the Ephore I. Tsirigoti-Drakotou gave a paper on the recent excavations of the 2nd Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in Attica. Among the others, the excavations brought to light new Neolithic architectural remains at Paiania and Kato Kiffisia (Athens), two Late Bronze Age chamber tombs at Glyka Nera with impressive finds including 17 vases, a bronze sword, 2 seal stones, faience beads and a bronze dagger, two Early Bronze Age/Early Helladic settlements at the hill Magoula – Spata and at Koropi, a Late Bronze Age/Late Helladic wall at Scala Oropos, as well as a Middle Bronze Age settlement at Palaios Oropos. Lastly, a new important prehistoric site was discovered at Morteros (Municipality of New Erythraia).

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