Category Archives: ASCSA

A Warrior’s Grave at Pylos

Looks like Jack Davis and Co. had quite a field season this year–here’s a NYT story on the unlooted Mycenaean grave that they found back in May.The grave dates to ca. 1500 BC, before the great palaces were built on … Continue reading

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Archaeology, Sexism and Scandal

Natalia has posted a nice review of Alan Kaiser’s new book, Archaeology, Sexism, and Scandal: The Long-Suppressed Story of One Woman’s Discoveries and the Man who Stole Credit for Them. The title is apt. Kaiser came to the School when I … Continue reading

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Oscar Broneer’s Slide Collection

The Oscar Broneer Papers are kept in the Archives of the Blegen Library. The School acquired the collection fairly recently (2-3 years ago), and it was previously stored in Elizabeth Gebhard’s home in Ancient Corinth. Broneer (famously) found the temple of … Continue reading

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Nero’s Parthenon

On Friday I joined the regular program for its half day trip to the Parthenon, which includes the opportunity to go inside the monument. I was mainly interested in doing so because it’s the only way to see the few … Continue reading

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130 Years of Teaching at the American School

Yesterday I wandered over to the Gennadius library to take a look at the current exhibit in the Basil Room: “It is better to know Greece than what has been written about Greece. Celebrating 130 Years of Teaching at the … Continue reading

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