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Amazing Ancient Greek Carving Baffles Scientists

A carved gem found in a 3,500-year-old grave in Pylos, Greece is still mystifying scientists who cannot fathom how such advanced engraving skills originated in...

Pylos Excavations Make Greek Archaeologists Rethink Mycenean Era

"The results of the excavations carried out by the Archaeological Society at Iklaina in Messinia have led us to revise our knowledge about the...

Dozens of Migrants Rescued off Peloponnese

The Greek Coast Guard rescued a group of 41 migrants on Thursday off Pylos, in the southwest Peloponnese. A distress call by one of the...

Archaeologists Discover ‘Masterpiece’ Sealstone in Greek Tomb

University of Cincinnati researchers unearthed an intricately carved gem; or sealstone, which they believe is one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever...

Boat with 75 Migrants On Board Spotted Off Southwestern Greece

A boat carrying at least 75 migrants, was located 45 nautical miles southwest of the town of Pylos in Peloponnese. According to reports, one member...

Greece’s Griffin Warrior Tomb from 1450 B.C. Reveals Rings of Power, Mirror and Combs

Dr. Jack L. Davis and Dr. Sharon R. Stocker, a husband-and-wife archaeologist team at the University of Cincinnati believe that the trove of treasures...

Palace of Nestor in the Peloponnese Reopens After Three Years of Restoration

The mythical Palace of Nestor, considered to be the best example of a well-preserved Mycenaean palace in all of Greece, is reopening to visitors...

Freighter Crew Rescues 41 Migrants in Waters off Greece’s Southwest Coast

A freighter crew operating under instructions from the shipping ministry's Search and Rescue Coordination Center rescued 41 migrants and refugees in a wooden boat...

A Warrior or Priest Possibly Buried in Recently Uncovered 3,500 Year Old Tomb in...

A heavy gold chain with three beads placed asymmetrically along its length and sea shells beneath the skeleton that will allow very accurate dating,...

Warrior Tomb Treasure Intact for 3,500 Years Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including...

Adrift Ship Carrying 200 Illegal Migrants Spotted Near Pylos

On the morning of December 19, a ship carrying some 200 illegal migrants was found floating adrift, 117 nautical miles southwest of the Greek town...

97 Migrants Rescued off Greece

The Greek coastguard has rescued 97 migrants sailing off the south of the country near city of Pylos, Greece after their boat ran into...

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