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By John K. Papadopoulos

The data of the yank institution of Classical stories excavations within the Athenian Agora comprise a amazing sequence of watercolours and drawings - good over forty - by way of Piet de Jong, one of many best-known, such a lot detailed, and influential archaeological illustrators of the 20 th century. They express landscapes, humans, and, exceptionally, gadgets recovered in the course of many seasons of fieldwork at one of many longest consistently working archaeological initiatives in Greece. the purpose of this quantity is to carry those illustrations out of the garage drawers and to collect in color a consultant pattern of a few of the best of Piet de Jongs contributions. alongside the best way, this ebook tells the tale of the Agora excavations and assesses their contribution to scholarship. It comprises essays through sixteen students presently operating on the Agora, and surveys the full span of the cloth they're learning - from Neolithic pottery to the past due Byzantine and post-Byzantine frescoes from the Church of Ayios Spyridon.

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