German Couple Suspected of Holding Stolen Greek Antiquities

A German couple that lives in Milos, has transformed their house into a museum. The couple kept hundreds of archeological artifacts belonging  to the...

Position of Sphinx’s Head Raises Questions

The discovery of the missing sphinx's head inside the third chamber of the Amphipolis tomb – 12 meters from the entrance– has raised several intriguing...

Free Full Moon Events Commence Around Greece on August 17

A series of events are planned in sites and museums throughout the country on five nights around the August full moon, which falls on...

Ancient Greeks Fixed Matches 1,700 Years Ago

British historians at the King’s College in London have recently deciphered a delicate Greek papyrus that was discovered more than a century ago, which...
The Parthenon

The Parthenon Like You ‘ve Never Seen it Before!

A team of Russian photographers has created this amazing digital tour of the Acropolis in Athens. Anybody who wishes to visit The Parthenon but...

The Famous Palace of Knossos and its History

Knossos, the famous Minoan Palace lies five kilometers southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos, in Crete. Ιn Greek mythology, the...

Lake Karla: Important Archaeological Discoveries

A farm-house, a Neolithic settlement, an inn, a ceramic furnace and scores of artifacts were discovered by archaeologists at Lake Karla located in Thessaly....

Ancient Seaside Fortification Wall Found on Lesvos Island

Archaeologists have discovered part of the ancient seaside fortification wall in Mytilene town on Lesvos, during a rescue excavation on a plot of land...

China Shows Petrified Trunk In Lesbos

A petrified trunk of a conifer tree from China, which is estimated to date back to the Jurassic geological period (that extends from 159...

‘Green Light’ for Private Events on Archaeological Sites

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has given the “green light” to events being organized by individuals on the premises of the Panathenaic Stadium and the Stoa...

Wander the Magical Melissani Cave in Cephalonia [video]

Lake Melissani in Cephalonia is amongst the most astonishing lakes in the world. Melissani is one of the unique gulf-like lakes, which is also known as...

Weighing the Evidence: Is It ‘Really’ Aristotle’s Tomb?

Archeaologist Kostantinos Sismanidis had a moment of revelation after 20 years of excavations at the site of ancient Stagira. Suddenly, it occurred to him...

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