Recent Excavations in the Athenian Agora, 2013-2019

by John McKesson Camp II and Brian Martens

Hesperia, Volume 89, Issue 4
Page(s): 593-657
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2972/hesperia.89.4.0593
Year: 2020


This article summarizes excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the Athenian Agora during the 2013-2019 seasons. Excavations were carried out for eight weeks each summer. In this report, we concentrate on a Mycenaean cemetery, the Classical Commercial Building and its earlier phases, further information concerning the building identified as the Painted Stoa (Stoa Poikile), the late phases of the Eridanos River, and an enclosure along the south side of the river that can plausibly be identified as a sanctuary of the eponymous hero Leos and perhaps his three daughters.