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By John K. Papadopoulos

The data of the yankee institution of Classical reviews excavations within the Athenian Agora include a striking sequence of watercolours and drawings - good over forty - by way of Piet de Jong, one of many best-known, so much detailed, and influential archaeological illustrators of the 20 th century. They convey landscapes, humans, and, peculiarly, items recovered in the course of many seasons of fieldwork at one of many longest always operating archaeological initiatives in Greece. the purpose of this quantity is to deliver those illustrations out of the garage drawers and to gather in color a consultant pattern of a few of the best of Piet de Jongs contributions. alongside the way in which, this publication tells the tale of the Agora excavations and assesses their contribution to scholarship. It contains essays by way of sixteen students presently operating on the Agora, and surveys the whole span of the fabric 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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