International Mission Exploring Antikythera Shipwreck

A shipwreck in Antikythera, which was discovered just off the coast of Antikythera in the southern Aegean, Greece, will be explored by a mission including Greek...

Germany Returns Greek Antiquities

An event was held on July 7  for the repatriation of over 10,600 ancient Greek artifacts from the Neolithic Era. The event took place...

World’s Oldest Erotic Graffiti Found in Greece

The world’s oldest erotic graffiti was discovered in Astypalaia, a beautiful Greek island of the Dodecanese, dated from the early 6th and late 5th century...

“Othello” Castle in Cyprus to be Restored

The castle where Shakespeare set his drama “Othello” in the island of Cyprus is going to be restored, after being abandoned for years. The politics...

3D Restoration Program at Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of its fifth birthday on Friday June 20 2014, the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, commenced an ambitious digital restoration program...

Parthenon Marbles Removed for Exhibition Purposes

An exhibition on ancient Greece will take place at the new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery section of the British Museum in London next spring. According to...

Stolen Objects from Greek Churches Exhibited Abroad

Greek authorities' fears of smugglers burglarizing churches and monasteries in Epirus came true. A few days after two icons, a bible and two holy grails were stolen...

Argolic Gulf: The Atlantis of Greece

Scientists from Greece and Switzerland will take part in the PlanetSolar 2014 expedition in the Argolic Gulf , Greece in an effort to discover the most...

Origins of Greek Ethnonyms

There are different theories about the etymology of the words Hellenes, Hellas, Graikos and Romios that come in question until today. According to Greek mythology,...
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Support the Restoration of the Ancient Agora of Athens (VIDEO)

The Leontida Foundation as part of its activities to promote Greek history, culture and democracy invites you to spread and support the campaign for...

Archaeology to Enlist ‘Robot Suit’ to Scour Seabed Near Roman-era Antikythera Shipwreck

Using the latest advances in technology and robotics, archaeology will strive to extract more secrets from an ancient shipwreck that once yielded the unique...

The Food of Ancient Cretans

The American anthropologist and archaeologist, Jerolyn Morrison, stated that 100 years ago, Cretans used to eat food that was more similar to the food...

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