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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...

Idomeni Always an Important North-South Route, Archaeologists Say

For several months after the autumn of 2015, the sleepy village of Idomeni and the refugee camp that grew up along Greece's northern border...

Remains Discovered In Occupied Cyprus Likely to Be Missing Persons

A small number of remains were discovered a few days ago during excavations in a field in the village of Angastina, located in the...

Archaeologists Discover a Lost Greek City Dating Back 2,500 Years!

Just five hours north of Athens archaeologists have discovered a lost ancient Greek city dating back some 2,500 years. The discovery of ancient ruins on...

Greeks Make Formal Request to Louvre: Return Venus de Milo

It has been almost 200 years since the famous Greek statue known to Greeks as Aphrodite of Milos, or Venus de Milo, was discovered...

‘Byblos and the Sea’ Project Turns to University of Patras for Help Locating Ancient...

Excavations at the ancient coastal town of Byblos, Lebanon, have been ongoing since the 1960s. Recently, the two lead scientific supervisors in the “Byblos and...

Restoration of Acropolis Not Impacted By Financial Crisis, Officials Say

The restoration of Athens' Acropolis is an ongoing and important national project, according to Vassiliki Eleftheriou, director of the Acropolis Restoration Service. While speaking on...

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and...

Piraeus Port’s Ancient Ietonian Gate to be Upgraded

The archaeological site of the Ietionian Gate in Piraeus will be upgraded and is expected to be ready to open to the public in...

Starstruck: Full Moon Fever Hits Greece [pictures]

Thousands of Greeks paid heed to the Ministry of Culture's 116 free events at archaeological sites and museums around the country for some mystical...

Another Clay Amphora With Human Bones at Ierapetra, Crete

A clay amphora containing human bones was found in the area of Gra Lygia, Ierapetra, in Crete. This is the second clay amphora with...

Restoration Work on Parthenon’s Western Pediment to Begin

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved on Wednesday two projects for the restoration of the upright marble slabs and background wall of the drum...

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