Swiss Archaeological School in Greece

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The Swiss School of Archeology in Greece ( French : École suisse d'archéologie en Grèce , abbreviated ESAG ; English: Swiss School of Archeology in Greece , Greek Ελβετική Αρχαιολογική Σχολή στην Ελλάδα ) is one of 17 foreign archaeological institutes , all of which have their headquarters in Greece have in Athens . In Switzerland it is based at the Institut d'archéologie et des sciences de l'Antiquité at the University of Lausanne . It was founded in 1975 after an official Swiss Archaeological Mission had been active in Greece since 1965. The main project is the excavation of the ancient city of Eretria on the island of Evia . The current director is Karl Reber .

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