Archaeologists Excavate 11,000-Year-Old Settlement in Cyprus

More than 20 round buildings were excavated in recent archaeological digs that are believed to be the ruins of Cyprus' earliest known village that...

EP Commemorates Bicentennial of Lord Elgin’s Snatching of Parthenon Marbles

It's been 200 years since Lord Elgin forcefully removed the Parthenon Marbles from the Acropolis. Greek MEP Manolis Kefalogiannis and MEP Thodoros Zagorakis of...

Akrotiri, Santorini: The History of an Ancient Civilization

The prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini was destroyed by an earthquake that preceded the volcano eruption in 1615 BC....

23 Ancient Shipwrecks Located Near Greek Island of Ikaria

Important underwater archaeological finds were discovered in the area of Fournoi near the Greek island of Ikaria. In total, traces of 23 wrecks from...

Archaeological Museum of Corinth to Reopen 2 Refurbished Halls

The Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth will reopen two of its halls which had been closed for refurbishment since 2012, the culture ministry announced...

Philippi’s Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological...

Dodona Oracle in Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum holds an exhibition on the Oracle of Dodona from June 20, 2016 to January 10, 2017. The exhibition aims at providing wider...

10 Little-known Natural Home Remedies from Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks thought that getting sick with disease was a form of punishment by the gods for something they did or didn’t do....

Swiftly Moving Forward with Construction of Zakynthos Archaeological Museum

Works for the Archaeological Museum of Zakynthos in the area of Lazaretta are moving rapidly. The new museum is expected to be constructed at...

Tablets Used to Cast Curses Discovered in 2,400-Year-Old Grave in Athens

Over a decade ago an ancient grave located northeast of Piraeus near Athens, revealed the cremated remains of a young women and five lead curse...

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Greek Amphitheater’s High Quality Sound

The ancient mystery revolving around the great acoustics of the Greek amphitheater in Epidaurus has finally been solved, according to Live Science. Scientists have...