Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia's Greek origin, was announced...

Archaeologists Discover ‘Masterpiece’ Sealstone in Greek Tomb

University of Cincinnati researchers unearthed an intricately carved gem; or sealstone, which they believe is one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever...

Ancient Site of Delphi Scaling Back Access on Tuesdays Due to Staff Shortages

The archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece will remain open on Tuesdays, but on a limited scale, the ministry of Culture announced on...

The Colossus of Rhodes: 6 Facts about one of the Wonders of the Ancient...

The ancient island of Rhodes, the kállistin (best) of the Greek cities as historians like to call it, has long attracted the attention of...

Haul Of Jewels and Gold Coins Uncovered in Ancient Greek City of Tenea

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered rare jewels, coins and other artifacts while excavating tombs in the ruins of Ancient Tenea, near Corinth. The haul; dating...

The Peloponnese has its Own Parthenon (video)

They call it the "Parthenon of the Peloponnese". The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within...

Two Treasures from Shanghai Museum exhibited at Athens Acropolis Museum

Two treasures from Shanghai Museum were put on display on Friday at the Athens Acropolis Museum for an exhibition which will be on display...

Greek Culture Ministry to Claim Two Stolen Antiquities up for Sale in London

Greece will claim two stolen ancient Greek antiquities that surfaced in London and were put up for sale at the Frieze Masters gallery, the...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Theater of Thouria, Southern Greece

Greek archaeologists have unearthed part of the ancient theater of Thouria near  Kalamata city in the Peloponnese, the Culture Ministry announced on Thursday. The first...

Clues of Early Cycladic Life on Islet of Thirassia, Santorini (photos)

Greek archaeologists have continued their excavations at a prehistoric settlement on Thirassia; a small island of Santorini. The settlement; discovered only a few years ago, is...

Dutch Scientists Say that Epidaurus Theatre Legendary Acoustics are a Myth (video)

Dutch researchers say the acoustics of the theatre at Epidaurus are not as dazzling as they have been hailed. Dating from the fourth century BC,...

Metal Crane from Parthenon to be Replaced by Lighter One

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is to be replaced by a lighter...

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