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Excavations in Cyprus show Contact with Neighbours in Neolithic Times

Archaeologists in Cyprus discovered a number of objects near the towns of Paphos, that reveal contact between Cyprus and inhabitants of other coasts in...

Germany’s Occupation of Greece: A Massacre and Some “Beautiful Souvenirs”

The role of German archaeologists during the occupation in Greece, is being examined by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article published in its...

Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens to Get Makeover

The colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus or 'Olympeion' in central Athens; one of the signature monuments of the Greek capital, is to undergo complete...

Kuwaiti Archaeologists Discover Rare Arabic Manuscripts in Mount Athos

A Kuwait University archaeological team has discovered rare manuscripts written in Arabic at Mount Athos in Greece. The archaeological mission, which included history Professors Dr...

Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build their Temples in Earthquake-stricken Sites?

The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred or treasured sites deliberately on land previously affected by earthquake activity, according to a new study by...

One of the Largest Mycenean-Era Carved Tombs Found in Greece

Archaeologists unearthed one of the largest carved tombs ever found in Greece, in Orchomenos, about 100 km northwest of Greek capital of Athens. Dated back...

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...

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