Thirsty Greeks ‘Brewed Beer in Bronze Age’

  Greeks are known for loving wine but it seems their ancient ancestors were not only wine makers but also fond of brewing and drinking...

Massive Ancient Structures Uncovered on Greek Island of Keros (video)

Archaeologists digging on the Cycladic island of Keros in the central Aegean have revealed “unusually sophisticated prehistoric monuments,” according to a press release from...

Augmented Reality Device Offers Unique 3D View of Acropolis

A new application created by a Greek entrepreneur gives visitors the chance to have 3D virtual tours of archaeological sites and see them the...

Revenues, Visitors to Museums, Archaeological Sites Up

Visits to Greek museums and archaeological sites in September 2017 jumped 13 percent  and 12.1 percent, respectively, in comparison with the same month in...

Fethiye Mosque Museum in Athens Reopens for Hadrian Exhibition

An exhibition entitled Hadrian! Savior and Builder, dedicated to the legendary emperor, will feature at the newly restored Fethiye Mosque in Athens’ Roman Agora...

Pylos Excavations Make Greek Archaeologists Rethink Mycenean Era

"The results of the excavations carried out by the Archaeological Society at Iklaina in Messinia have led us to revise our knowledge about the...

Crocodiles, Cobras, Giant Lizards ‘Once Inhabited Greece’

Crocodiles, cobras and giant Komodo-dragon-sized lizards called varanids once walked the banks of the Axios River and lived on the Greek island of Evia...

Greece Seeks Parthenon Sculpture from German Museum

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. The sculpture, a centaur's...

Talos, the Ancient Greek Humanoid Robot

     (Talos as imagined by the makers of the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts) In a modern world obsessed with technology it might...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

Neolithic Woman’s Reconstructed Face to be Revealed in Athens on Jan. 19

The reconstructed face of a woman who lived around 7000 BC will be revealed at the Acropolis Museum on January 19. "Avgi" is the newest...

Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities...

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