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Swedish excavations at Asine in the Argolid

In 1922 the Greek government gave Swedish archaeologists a permit to dig at ancient Asine in the Argolid. Because of the participation of Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden who was a close friend of the Greek royal family the excavation was able to export the finds to Sweden for conservation and study until the 1930s. In 1997 the late Dr. Berit Wells, then Director of the Swedish Institute in Athens purchased a file with documents relating to the Archaeological Museum in Nafplio.

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Standing column with a dedicatory inscription panel from the Temple of Zeus at Euromos. (Professor Fred Winter, 1988)

Standing column with a dedicatory inscription panel from the Temple of Zeus at Euromos. (Professor Fred Winter, 1988)

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"Our Man in Tehran" Poster

At least once a year we have our now world-famous Canadian Film Night. With the assistance of the Canadian Embassy we bring some “Canadian Content” to our city. Whether one is from Canada or not, these films provide a different take on the world than what is normally available in the local cinemas, on Greek TV and in the dvd rental shops. This year’s Greek premiere is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th at 7:30 PM in the Institute’s Library.

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