Greece’s Long Tradition in Wines

Wine history in Greece dates back to the ancient times, though it is not difficult to find winemakers that keep the ancient traditions of...

Museum Visitors Up 13.2% in March

In March 2013, the number of visitors to museums around Greece rose by 13.2 percent in comparison with March 2012. In addition, museums’ revenues...

Ancient City Revealed in Larnaca

A part of the city dated back to the 16th-Century B.C., located close to the international airport of Larnaca, was brought to light by...

Illicit Antiquities Dealers to Face Trial

Fifty three people will face trial at the Criminal Court of Thessaloniki on the charges of participating in the illicit trade of antiquities in...

Europe’s Oldest Script In Messenia

Michael Cosmopoulos, Professor of Archaeology and Chair of Greek Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis, returns to the historic village of Iklaina where with his...

Ancient Zominthos Brought to Light

The archaeological excavation on the outskirts of Pisloritis has revealed an important discovery. In the excavations carried out this year in Zominthos under the...

Acropolis Museum’s 4th Anniversary

The Acropolis Museum opened its gates when the great economic crisis started affecting Greece. But it had the luck to be embraced by the...

Ierapetra Ancient Theater Comes to Light

A significant monument of historical and archaeological heritage, an ancient theater, has come to light at the excavations in Ierapetra. Today the works focused on...

Impressive Antiquities Revealed Off Zakynthos Coast

A submerged underwater archaeological site with extensive sunken architectural remains was found by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities team at a depth of 200...

Vergina Museum Set For 2015

Construction of a multipolar museum in Vergina was set to start on June 6 but it won't be finished until 2015, the head of...

Pyrgos Archeological Museum Ready in July

The countdown to the grant opening of the Archeological Museum of Pyrgos has started and the museum is expected to be ready by mid...

Swiss Return Stolen Coins To Greece

Some 118 silver coins, which were seized at Zurich Airport in November 2011,  have been returned to Athens. The ancient coins were taken by...

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