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THE ASSOS EXPEDITION.

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Prof. Norton delivered in Sanders Theatre last evening a very interesting lecture on this subject, illustrated by stereopticon views. Assos is situated southward from the Troad in Asia Minor upon the bay of Adramyttion, opposite the island of Lesbos. Mr. Clarke and Mr. Bacon were fixed upon by the Archaeological Institute to direct the expedition, and with half a dozen volunteers have been upon the spot since last April, with remarkable success. They have uncovered a temple, as well as portions of the city wall, of remarkable beauty, the gymnasium, baths, and numerous public works. Although exceedingly limited in funds, there is every prospect of still more remarkable results during the few remaining months granted by the Turkish government.

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