Thorikos: The Oldest Known Theater in the World Lies Almost Forgotten

Just north of the ancient mining town of Lavrio, east of Athens, lies an almost-forgotten archaeological site where the oldest known theater in existence...

Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece’s Pelion Peninsula

The straits between Greece's south Pelion Peninsula and the island of Skiathos in the Northern Sporades conceal many secrets in their treacherous waters --...

Ancient Bath Complex Discovered in Greece’s Lost City of Tenea

Excavations at the ancient city of Tenea in the Peloponnese, which was built by Trojan prisoners of war, have unearthed significant new finds,the Greek...

Important New Discoveries from Greece’s Ancient Antikythera Shipwreck

Greece's Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Friday informing the public about the new discoveries made recently at the wreck site which once...

Neanderthals, Early Humans Reached Greek Island of Naxos 200,000 Years Ago

A team of US, Canadian and Greek archaeologists announced on Wednesday the discovery of stone tools on the island of Naxos which have been...

Exquisite Gold Jewelry Recovered from Lord Elgin’s Shipwreck Off Greece’s Kythera Island

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday that marine archaeologists have discovered exquisite gold jewelry, cooking pots and other valuable ancient objects in...

Ancient Site on Crete Reveals Story of the Dawn of Greek Civilization

The Eleftherna region in the prefecture of Rethymno, Crete aims to become the most important tourist destination on the island by capitalizing on the...

Archaeologists To Resume Survey of Famous Antikythera Shipwreck

The underwater archaeological survey at the Antikythera shipwreck site, which has been suspended since 2017, will resume in the near future, according to an...

Minoan-Era Skeleton of Female Found Intact on Crete

Important remains from the Early Minoan era (circa 2,600 BC), including an intact skeleton of a woman, were revealed recently near the complex of...

The Engineering Secrets That Enabled the Parthenon to Survive Time, Nature — and Man...

The Parthenon, the icon of Western civilization, which stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, has stood for for 2,500 years, miraculously surviving the...

The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The eating habits of the ancient Greeks are fascinating for so many reasons. They had an impressively varied diet by any measure, but it naturally...

Archives, Possible Throne Room Discovered in Ancient Palace on Crete

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday that a new storage room for valuables in Zominthos Palace, on the plateau of Mount Psiloritis on Crete,...

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