The programme of the event on the Ancient Quarries

Sunday 27 November 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

This event is co-organised by the Ancient Quarries Park AΜKE (non-profit organisation) and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades, to inform and discuss with the local organisations and the people of Paros the efforts for safeguarding the ancient quarries and creating an archaeological and cultural park in Marathi, and includes a briefing on the progress of the geological investigation of the underground galleries by Professor Vassilis Marinos

Ancient Quarries Park AMKE

Paros Ancient Marble Quarries Park non-profit organisation

Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

Ephorate of Antiquities of the Cyclades


Sunday 27/11/2022, 11:00 am
Archilochos Hall, Parikia

11:00   Opening / Welcome

  • Anna Kagani, AMKE Board of Directors
  • Markos Kovaios, Mayor of Paros
  • Kostas Bizas, Prefect of Paros-Antiparos

11:15   Introduction: The framework of actions for the protection and promotion of the ancient marble quarries of Paros

  • Eleni Kalavria, Archaeologist, Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

11:30   The 3D digital topographic mapping and geological survey of the underground galleries

  • Vassilis Marinos, Assistant Professor NTUA

12:00   The actions for the protection and promotion of the Ancient Quarries of Paros: Role and priorities of AMKE

  • Nikos Malatestas, Managing Director AMKE

12:15   The contribution of the local community: Round table and general discussion

  • Representatives of: FoPA, PS ARCHILOCHOS, OPAS, Union of Hoteliers, PES AGIOS MINAS, IAPK
    Coordinator: Spyros Mitrogiannis, AMKE Board of Directors

12:45   Summary and conclusions

  • Eleni Kalavria, Archaeologist, Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades
  • Mania Abatzi & Yorgos Vlandas, AMKE Board of Directors
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