Greeks were Seafood Lovers since the Prehistoric Era

The sea has been plentiful dating back to prehistoric times, providing Greeks with tasty offerings such as sargos, groupers and scorpionfish, which to this...

2,700-Year-Old Portico Discovered in Greece

A 2,700-year-old portico was discovered this summer on the site of the ancient city of Argilos in northern Greece, following an archaeological excavation led...

Two Arrests For Smuggling 7,000-Year Old Figurines

According to information released by Hellenic Police, a rare antiquity statuette, estimated to be older than 7,000 years, was confiscated after authorities arrested two...

Dr. Miller on Nemea Guard Layoffs

According to Dr. Stephen G. Miller, an acknowledged American archaeologist and director of the Nemea excavations, the Nemea stadium is at the risk of...

Cooperation for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The return of the Parthenon Marbles was at the center of the meeting that the Minister of Culture and Sports Panos Panagiotopoulos held on...

First Greek University Was On Crete

An important center of literature and education of the Byzantine years, which could be considered as the first Greek university, was excavated by Professor...

6,000-year-old Wine Discovered in Kavala

In the prehistoric settlement of Dikili Tash were discovered the oldest samples of wine that were ever recorded in Europe. The samples date back...

Scientists Search Wood Used for Ancient Triremes

Scientists from Greece and the US believe they are close to tracing the wood from which ancient triremes were made.  The scientists are searching...

Seeking Ancient Beauty at Athens’ Archaeological Museum

The photo exhibition "Seeking ancient kallos" (beauty) by American photographer Joshua Garrick opened on September 12 at The National Archaeological Museum in Athens. The exhibit runs...

Greece Wants Victory of Samothrace Back

As officials of the Louvre in Paris seek to raise another one million euros to renovate the famed sculpture Winged Victory of Samothrace that...

Alexander’s Tomb May Not Be Found

On Aug. 22, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports published an announcement on its official website about the way the media handled the...

Tomb of Alexander the Great Unearthed?

A group of archaeologists in Amphipolis, a municipality in Serres, claim to have made one of the greatest archaeological discoveries ever, as they believe...

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