Amphipolis: Marble Door Found in Third Chamber

Archaeologists in Amphipolis,  Greece, have uncovered new evidence that corroborates speculation that Casta Hill is an ancient burial complex. After removing a section of soil enclosed...

Restoration of Frankish Tower on Acrocorinth

The restoration works of the Frankish Tower on the Acrocorinth in the Peloponnese, southern Greece, are rapidly progressing. The restoration is funded by the National...

Amphipolis: New Photos Released

A wealth of new discoveries is gradually being uncovered as the excavation of the Ancient Amphipolis tomb continues. The Ministry of Culture and Sports issued...

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...

Revenues from Greece’s Archaeological Sites Fall Short

Greece's past is, in a sense, the country's lifeline. But is it being exploited enough? According to recent McKinsey research conducted on behalf of...

Antiquities Looting Increases in Crisis-Stricken Greece

The economic crisis has led many Greeks to antiquity looting and smuggling, with most of them being first-time offenders with no criminal record, says...

Alamuddin Meets With Greek Culture Minister

Following her meeting with Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas, famous human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin-Clooney visited Varoulko restaurant at the Mikrolimano seafront in Piraeus, to...

Derveni Papyrus: First Greek Item in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program

The Derveni papyrus, an ancient Greek papyrus roll considered as Europe's oldest surviving readable manuscript, is the first Greek item to be included in...

Rumor that Amphipolis Dead is Mother of Alexander Not Substantiated

The Greek Ministry of Culture issued a statement yesterday refuting allegations that the skeleton found in the Amphipolis tomb belongs to Olympias, mother of...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 5:...

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September, a day before the announcement of the discovery...
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Video Maps Antikythera Shipwreck and Shows New Discoveries

Despite the official attempt to keep a lid on the discoveries of the latest Antikythera shipwreck expedition, some details from a video showing the new discoveries have...

Archaeologists Recover More than 50 Objects in Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition

More than 50 objects were recovered during the underwater expedition at the site of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck between August 26 and September 16,...

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