Events Mark Addition of Ancient Philippi to UNESCO World Heritage List

A visit by Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the unveiling of a plaque that informs visitors of Philippi's new status as a UNESCO...

Will the Parthenon Marbles Be Returned as Part of Brexit?

Last year marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles,"...

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

Eight crates containing 33 archaeological artifacts and 600 coins, including some ancient masterpieces dating to the 12th and 13th centuries B.C., arrived at the...

Music and Sculpture at National Archaeological Museum Events on Monday

In a tribute to the "muses" that have inspired artists from antiquity up to the present day, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates March 25th with Free Entrance for All

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating Independence Day on March 25 with the presentation of a copy of “Kore 685”, on which Swiss painter Émile...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Experience Knossos Like Never Before With a 3D Tour of the Minoan Palace! (Video)

Every year people visiting Crete stop by the ruins of the ancient city of Knossos to experience what remains from the capital of Minoan...

Greece Offers UK Its Ancient Artifacts as Incentive for Returning the Parthenon Marbles

After the decision made last year by the Greek government to not legally pursuit forcing the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to their...

Byzantine Museum of Argolida Opens in Argos

The Byzantine Museum of Argolida, is celebrating its opening in northern Peloponnesian town of Argos. The inauguration took place on Thursday as a part of...

Archaeological Receipts Fund Warns of Buying Expensive Acropolis Tickets From Travel Webpage

The Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP), which is responsible for collecting revenues from the country’s archaeological products, said on Saturday a webpage is selling tickets...

Athens Says ‘No’ to Gucci for Fashion Show on Acropolis Hill

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) on Tuesday was unanimous in rejecting the Gucci fashion house request for holding a fashion show on the Acropolis...

Ancient Object in Greece Baffles Archaeologists

A bird-like statuette in Greece has baffled archaeologists, as its origin and what it depicts remain a mystery. It is estimated that the object that...

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