Explore the Ancient Neighborhood of Athens Beneath the Acropolis Museum

A new round of presentations entitled "Walking in the ancient neighborhood of the Acropolis Museum" will start on Tuesday, July 10th at the Acropolis...

Makronissos Exile Island Declared an Archaeological Site

The island of Makronissos has been declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council. The recommendation was made by the...

Ancient Shipwreck Discovered off Coast of Protaras, Cyprus

The Department of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Thursday that a major maritime archaeological discovery has been made off the east...

Series of Events to Mark August Full Moon at Greek Archaeological Sites

Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This...

Ancient Greek Monuments, Including Acropolis, Threatened by Climate Change

Scientists have recently expressed concern regarding the impact of climate change on ancient Greek monuments, including the Acropolis. The extreme weather phenomena seen in recent...

Ancient Neighborhood Under the Acropolis Museum Now Open to the Public

The remains of an ancient neighborhood visible under the feet of visitors approaching the entrance of the Acropolis Museum is now fully open to...

American Engineers to Pay Tribute to Antikythera Mechanism in Athens

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ΑSME) will pay tribute to the world famous ancient artifact known as the Antikythera Mechanism, in recognition of...

New Evidence Debunks British Museum’s Stance on Parthenon Marbles

On June 20, 2009 the New Acropolis Museum opened its doors to the public. It was strongly implied and believed at the time that the...

Iconic Acropolis Museum Celebrates Ten Years Since its Opening

The new Acropolis Museum, which first opened its doors on June 20, 2009 is considered one of the greatest museums in the world. This...

Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Marine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was fought...

World’s First Museum Dedicated to Lost Atlantis Opens on Santorini

The world’s first museum dedicated to the mythical -- but perhaps real -- island of Atlantis opened recently on Greece’s idyllic island of Santorini. The...

1943 Letter Reveals British Museum Trustee Wanted to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greece's Ta Nea newspaper published on Friday an explosive two-page letter written by British art historian Kenneth Clark dating back to 1943. The heretofore unknown letter...

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