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Ian Vorres (right) with Canadian Ambassador, Robert Peck

A week ago the Institute, Canada and Greece lost a loyal friend and generous benefactor. Ion Vorres died in his 91st year. Ion was best known in Greece for his Vorres Museum of Contemporary Greek Art in Paiania in eastern Attica. There his extensive collection of Greek art is on display in the many exhibition spaces and in its courtyards and gardens. His rustic sprawling house attached to the museum was decorated in an eclectic fashion with Greek art and artifacts dating from the 17th through 19th centuries.

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The endless plain of the Anatolian steppe. (Professor Fred Winter, 1987)

The endless plain of the Anatolian steppe. (Professor Fred Winter, 1987)

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Microbotanical Analysis of Ground Stone Artifacts

This coming Wednesday evening, March 4th will be the second lecture In the Athenian Friends’ Association of CIG winter program. Dr. Calla McNamee will give a lecture entitled Grounded in Practice: Changing Bronze Age Subsistence at the Site of Mitrou, East Lokris”. Calla is in Athens this year as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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