Léon Heuzey (1831 - 1922) was a noted French archaeologist and historian. Year 1831 ( MDCCCXXXI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Year 1922 ( MCMXXII) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
In 1855 Heuzey came to Greece as a member of the École française d'Athènes, and for the next two years travelled extensively in Macedonia and Akarnania. The French School at Athens ( French: École Française d'Athènes (EfA; Greek: Γαλλική Σχολή Αθηνών) is one of the 17 The record he kept of his journey, "Le Mont Olympe et l'Acarnanie", was published in Paris in 1860. On this expedition he realised the importance of the site of present day Vergina. Vergina (in Greek Βεργίνα) is a small town in northern Greece, located in the prefecture of Imathia, Central Macedonia He began excavations there in 1861, later extending his archaeological ventures to Philippi, western Macedonia, Illyria and Thessaly. He discovered many sites of considerable importance, including Dion, at the foot of Mount Olympus. In 1893 he discovered the site of Delphi, which led to its excavation and appreciation of its significance. Delphi ( Greek,) ( pronounce and dialectal forms) is an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western He was also an expert on historic costumes of the Ancient Greek, Byzantine, Egyptian and Roman eras and author of "Histoire du costume antique d'après des études sur le modèle vivant. "
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