Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity



7th International Conference


             Thassos, Greece 15 – 20 September 2003

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Organising Committee:

Lab. of Archaeometry, NCSR "Demokritos"
Y. Maniatis
K. Polikreti

18th Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Ministry of Culture
Z. Bonias
S. Papadopoulos


French School of Athens
T. Kozelj
M. Wurch-Kozelj


Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration
M. Varti-Mataranga


We are very happy to announce the organisation of the 7th ASMOSIA Conference to be held at Limenas, Thassos island, Greece on 15-20 September 2003.

The ASMOSIA Conferences deal with all subjects related to the scientific studies of marble and other stones used in Antiquity. In particular the subjects of the Conference involve:



You are invited to submit abstracts according to the given format, on any of the above subjects for the Thassos Conference.

Dead line for abstracts 18/4/2003.

The first four days will be devoted to oral and poster presentations and the last two to visits of the marble quarries and relaxing excursions around the island.

The Conference will be organized jointly by: the Laboratory of Archaeometry, National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", the 18th Archaeological Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Ministry of Culture, the French School at Athens and the Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration. The Conference building and other facilities will be kindly offered by the Municipality of Thassos.

More information will be announced shortly by post and at the web page:



ASMOSIA VII Conference
Laboratory of Archaeometry
Institute of Materials Science
N.C.S.R. Demokritos
Aghia Paraskevi
15310 Attiki
tel. + 30 1 6503389
fax + 30 1 6519430