A prosperous and strategic ancient city, Corinth has been excavated by the American School since 1896.

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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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January 19, 2023

Making a Splash: Mary C. Sturgeon Discusses The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture

An interview with Mary C. Sturgeon, author of the newly published volume, The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1).

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January 6, 2023

New Publication: The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1), by Mary C. Sturgeon.

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December 31, 2022

Our Year In Review

Watch the year in review and see how your financial support touches the lives of so many people!

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