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Christos G. Doumas

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Christos G. Doumas

Christos G. Doumas
Christos Doumas interpreting the site of Akrotiri in October 2010 to Luo Linquan
Born 1933 (age 82–83)
Patras, Greece
Nationality Greece
Occupation Archaeologist
Known for Akrotiri excavations

Christos Georgiou Doumas (Greece. Doumas also served as curator of the prehistoric collections of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Moreover, he became the director of antiquities and the director of conservation at the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. Since 1975, Doumas has been the director of excavations at Akrotiri on the Island of Thera (Santorini), as a successor to Spyridon Marinatos. He published several books and scholarly articles on Aegean archaeology and particularly about the cultures of the Aegean Islands.

Published works (selection)

  • Doumas, C. & Papazoglu, L. (1980). "Santorini tephra from Rhodes".  
  • Doumas, C. (1992). The Wall Paintings of Thera. Athens: The Thera Foundation.  
  • Doumas, C. (1983). Thera - Scavi a Santorini. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd.  

External links

  • Greek Studies at the University of Missouri
  • Hellenic Ministry of Culture: Akrotiri of Thera

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