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Work of American Archaeologists in Greece.

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The following clipping, after Professor Norton's lecture on Tuesday evening, may be interesting, and will give an idea of what is being done in the way of excavation by the Americans in Greece. Lack of funds, it will be seen, is the great drawback to greater and more systematic work. It is to be hoped that the money now being collected in New York will soon be at the disposal of the proper authorities. Then can we look forward to the accomplishment of good work by American archaeologists.

"Professor Waldstein, the head of the American Archaeological Institute at Athens, has scored a notable discovery in excavation on the Acropolis. It is in the form of a beautifully preserved head of Iris belonging to the frieze of the Parthenon, which exactly fits and completes a portion of slab at the British Museum. In recognition of his work the Greek authorities have presented the original fragment and a cast of the whole slab to the American school. The American excavations at Ikarie and Starnata have also yielded good results, and the government has given permission to dig at three other important places, but lack of funds prevents our school from taking the lead of all the institutes of Athens."

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