Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens to Get Makeover

The colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus or 'Olympeion' in central Athens; one of the signature monuments of the Greek capital, is to undergo complete...

New Pictures from Minoan Palace of Zominthos Released

Greece's Ministry of Culture has released new pictures of findings from the Minoan palace of Zominthos in Psiloritis, Crete. The underground palace of Zominthos which...

Kuwaiti Archaeologists Discover Rare Arabic Manuscripts in Mount Athos

A Kuwait University archaeological team has discovered rare manuscripts written in Arabic at Mount Athos in Greece. The archaeological mission, which included history Professors Dr...

Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Man Over Theft of 5.7 mln-Year-Old Footprints in Crete

Greek police arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen earlier this week from the site...

Fossil Footprints of Early Human Ancestor Stolen from Crete

A number of fossilised footprints believed to belong to an ancestor of modern humans have been stolen from Kissamos on Crete,authorities revealed on Thursday. Ten...

Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build their Temples in Earthquake-stricken Sites?

The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred or treasured sites deliberately on land previously affected by earthquake activity, according to a new study by...

One of the Largest Mycenean-Era Carved Tombs Found in Greece

Archaeologists unearthed one of the largest carved tombs ever found in Greece, in Orchomenos, about 100 km northwest of Greek capital of Athens. Dated back...

5.7-Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Crete, Greece

  *By Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University and Per Ahlberg, Uppsala University The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the...

Culture Ministry Fails to Include Amphipolis Monument in EU-Funded Program

Greece's Ministry of Culture is making an effort to correct the mistake of not including the Amphipolis tomb in the National Strategic Reference Framework...

Mycenaean Tombs Discovered in Nemea Excavations

New burial monuments were unearthed and studied during the second period of the ongoing excavation in Nemea, which was completed on July 29, according...

Sunken Ruin Possibly Described by Pausanias Discovered in Salamis

An underwater ruin that could be the remains of a public building situated near the port of Salamis in antiquity - possibly one seen...

German Citizen Returns Ancient Olympia Marble Fragment to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illegally taken from Greece some 80 years ago,...

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