Items Recovered from Wreck of Elgin’s Ship off Kythira

Chess pawns, combs and a toothbrush are some of the new findings brought to light by the underwater excavation of the wreck of the...

Greece Should Demand the Parthenon Marbles Return for ‘Smooth Brexit’ Says Activist

It is not by any means the official position of the Greek government and it has yet to be put to a public debate...

Greek MEP Links the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Brexit Negotiations

"The Parthenon Marbles are considered as the greatest symbol of European culture. Therefore, reuniting the marbles would be both a sign of respect and...

Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21,...

Ancient Greek Theatre Festival Opens with Euripides’ ‘Medea’ in Dodoni Theatre

The 1st Festival of Ancient Greek Theatre in Epirus opened at the ancient Dodoni theatre on Saturday night with a performance of the Euripides...

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

Little-known Iklaina in Peloponnese was a major center of Mycenaean culture and findings indicate that it was the first city-state in Ancient Greece. Iklaina marks...

Endless Lines at Knossos Palace, Only One Ticket Stand (video)

A lot of patience and strong nerves are the two things - other than a hat and a bottle of water (large) - that...

Eight New Shipwrecks Discovered During Underwater Exploration Near Fournoi

SThe remains of eight shipwrecks from periods spanning the Classical ancient Greece to the first half of the 20th century were discovered in an...

Greek Archaeological Sites to Shut Down Midday During Heatwave

Archaeological sites with extended summer visiting hours will be shut down in the middle of the day as of Wednesday, and for as long...

Discovery Reveals Ancient Greek Theaters Used Moveable Stages Over 2,000 Years Ago

Following research by an architectural expert from Kumamoto University, Japan, it has been revealed that Ancient Greek theaters used movable wooden stages some 2,000...

Greece, Italy Collaborate to Preserve Ancient Mansion in Sea Bottom

Greek and Italian archaeologists are collaborating on a program to preserve an ancient mansion at the bottom of the sea of Ancient Epidaurus. The underwater...

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