Τhe Μystery of the Antikythera Shipwreck Further Unfolds

The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, in collaboration with the American Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has completed the digital underwater surveying and dimensional precision display...

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...

Amazing Ancient Greek Carving Baffles Scientists

A carved gem found in a 3,500-year-old grave in Pylos, Greece is still mystifying scientists who cannot fathom how such advanced engraving skills originated in...

Newly Discovered Greek Silver Mine Rewrites History

A team of mining archaeologists has investigated a 5,000-year-old silver mine in Thorikos, Greece, that appears to rewrite mining history during the Aegean times. According...

Mycenaean Era Tombs Found in Southern Greece

Tombs dating back to the Mycenaean period 1600-1100 BC were found at the town of Kiveri in the Argolis region, in southern Greece. According to...

Macedonian Tomb Opens its Doors

A Macedonian tomb in Xanthi, Greece, opens its doors to the public tomorrow morning. The monument remains closed, as there is no permanent security guard...

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...

The Trireme ‘Olympias’ to Sail Once Again in July & September, Hellenic Navy Announces

The trireme "Olympias" - a full-scale working reconstruction of an ancient Athenian battleship - will sail the waters of the Saronic Gulf once again...

Archaeologists Uncover Majestic Mosaic in Northern Greece

Archaeologists uncovered another part of the majestic mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho, northern Greece. 90 square meters out of a total of...

Greek Man Arrested for Hiding Antiquities

A Greek man in the northern region of Imathia was hiding gold jewelry and precious stones from the late Roman or early Christian period in his home's...

Athens Herod Atticus Odeon’s Facade Free of Scaffold

The Ephorate of Antiquities in Athens announced, that maintenance work on the facade wall of the legendary Herod Atticus Theatre in downtown  Athens; near...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues...

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