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    Olympic House

    The new archaeological excavations have also led to the discovery of a Roman-era pontoon, 40 metres in length and made up of several thousands of stones held in place by around 400 large oak stakes, which are remarkably well preserved. This monumental structure probably marked out the limits of the port basin of Lousonna. Fewer than 10 of these structures are known to exist throughout the entire Roman Empire, and are rarely so well preserved.
    Monday, June 10, 2019 12:41 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The new archaeological excavations have also led to the discovery of a Roman-era pontoon, 40 metres in length and made up of several thousands of stones held in place by around 400 large oak stakes, which are remarkably well preserved. This monumental structure probably marked out the limits of the port basin of Lousonna. Fewer than 10 of these structures are known to exist throughout the entire Roman Empire, and are rarely so well preserved.
    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:40 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The new archaeological excavations have also led to the discovery of a Roman-era pontoon, 40 metres in length and made up of several thousands of stones held in place by around 400 large oak stakes, which are remarkably well preserved. This monumental structure probably marked out the limits of the port basin of Lousonna. Fewer than 10 of these structures are known to exist throughout the entire Roman Empire, and are rarely so well preserved.
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:40 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    New archaeological excavations have led to the discovery of an intact six metre-high stone column. The column probably came from the Roman site of Lousonna (perhaps from a public building such as a temple or basilica, or from a wealthy private residence), but appears to have been transported here in the Medieval period to be recycled (as the presence of a nearby lime kiln would suggest).
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:39 PM | Photo
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    Olympic House

    General view of the Olympic House construction site during the concrete apron insulation stage.
    Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:39 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    Aerial view of the Olympic House construction site from the Ch√Ęteau (west side).
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:36 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    Central area of the building, in which the future Olympic House staircase will be located.
    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:34 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    Central area of the building, in which the future Olympic House staircase will be located.
    Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:33 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The final phase of archaeological excavations revealed a large number of remarkably well preserved oak pilings, which were most likely the base of the pontoon for the port of Lousonna.
    Sunday, June 23, 2019 12:32 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    The concrete structure is already well advanced: the walls of the underground area are almost finished, the concrete flooring and walls of the ground floor are well advanced; and the work on installing the metal poles on the ground floor has just started.
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019 12:29 PM | Photo
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