Ancient Cemetery Discovered Under Street in Larnaca, Cyprus

An ancient cemetery was found recently as a result of anti-flooding works in the city of Larnaca, Cyprus. Dating back to the 12th century...

Archaeologists Locate the Lost Sanctuary of Apollo in Cyprus

A Sanctuary of Apollo was recently located by archaeologists at Pera Oreinis-Fragkissa Lefkosia, Cyprus. The spectacular find, announced by Cyprus' Department of Antiquities and the...

Workshop of Pheidias in Ancient Olympia to be Restored

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has approved recently the restoration of the workshop of iconic ancient sculptor Pheidias in Ancient Olympia. Pheidias, who lived from...

Ancient Greek Theaters of Sicyon and Messene are Treasures of the Peloponnese

With the Greek authorities' recent announcement that they were making these sites more accessible to the public, increased attention has been drawn to the...

New Lighting Scheme Completed at Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Monument

The redesigned lighting for all the major Athenian monuments is now complete, with the new lighting for the temple of Hephaestus and the monument...

Acropolis Museum Has Gone Entirely Digital

The Acropolis Museum launched a new website on Monday that brings the museum's collection to life through digital exhibitions and an extensive virtual catalogue...

New Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

A new documentary airing on the Discovery Channel says that the ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is...

The Real Face of Aristotle? Artist Reconstructs Famous Ancient Greeks

Italian artist Alessandro Tomasi has reconstructed the faces of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers and statesmen using as reference statues and busts kept in...

Top Ten Most Spectacular Greek Archaeological Discoveries of 2020

Despite the many and varied challenges of the past year as the nation and the world struggled with the pandemic and all its ramifications,...

Underwater Archaeological Museum off Alonissos Wins European Award

The Underwater Archaeological Museum of Peristera, off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, which has attracted attention all over Europe, has now won a...

Entire Fossilized Tree Discovered Intact on Greece’s Lesvos Island

Greece's Museum of Natural History of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos announced recently a major discovery on the beautiful island of the eastern Aegean...

Greek Ministry of Culture Responds to Flooding on Acropolis

In a statement released on Friday, the Greek Ministry of Culture responded to outcry over flooding that was reported on the Acropolis on Thursday...

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