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...

Greek Council Lists Megara as Archaeological Site

Today, the Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) voted for an area of 4,000 hectares in the western Attica region, Megara. After the voting procedure,...

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Wins Special Reccomendation in Award Event

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in Crete was awarded a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA), during a...

10 Must See Ancient Greek Temples

In ancient Greece, temples were not places of worship but monuments dedicated to the beloved gods and goddesses. Many important ancient temples are located in...

Eupalinos Tunnel, a Masterpiece of Ancient Engineering Opens to Public

The Tunnel of Eupalinos, one of the most extraordinary monuments of craftmanship and construction (1,036 metres carved inside the mountain that towers over the...
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YouTube Hosts Excerpts From Film “Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value”

Excerpts from the 1986 film “Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value” starring Hugh Grant and narrating how Lord Elgin took the Parthenon...

Germany Returns Greek Antiquities

An event was held on July 7  for the repatriation of over 10,600 ancient Greek artifacts from the Neolithic Era. The event took place...

International Mission Exploring Antikythera Shipwreck

A shipwreck in Antikythera, which was discovered just off the coast of Antikythera in the southern Aegean, Greece, will be explored by a mission including Greek...

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens to Decode One Thousand 2500-Year-Old Skeletons

Archaeologists and scientists of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are to study 1,070 skeletons found at Faliro, dating from around 2500...

National Geographic: Who Lies in Ancient Amphipolis Tomb?

“Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue,” is the title of a National Geographic article on the excavations taking place...

World’s Oldest Erotic Graffiti Found in Greece

The world’s oldest erotic graffiti was discovered in Astypalaia, a beautiful Greek island of the Dodecanese, dated from the early 6th and late 5th century...

‘Byblos and the Sea’ Project Turns to University of Patras for Help Locating Ancient...

Excavations at the ancient coastal town of Byblos, Lebanon, have been ongoing since the 1960s. Recently, the two lead scientific supervisors in the “Byblos and...

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