ALKESTIS PAPADIMITRIOU has a doctorate in archaeology and serves as the Curator of Antiquities of the Argolid. During her tenure at the Ministry of Culture, she carried out excavations in the Argolid, Corinthia and Laconia, supervised the restoration and promotion of archaeological sites and monuments, and participated in the organization of both temporary and permanent exhibitions in museums in Greece and abroad. She has written extensively in Greek, German and English.