Rare Stolen Antiquity Returns to Greece

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that an ancient marble engraved column of Attica style, likely a tombstone, was repatriated to Greece. The...

More Details of Minoan Palace Found in Crete Come to Light

This year's excavations in the Minoan Palace of Zorinthos in Crete revealed important information on the Paleopalatial period (1900-1700 BC). The findings of the excavation...

Ancient Delos’ Theater Reopens For Second Time in 2,100 Years For An Opera Performance

The new one-act opera "Hera" with music by Theo Abazis and a libretto by Elsa Andrianou is to be performed in the archaeological site...

Man Arrested Trying to Sell Stolen Ancient Greek Statue

Hellenic Police in Loutraki on Wednesday arrested a man who was trying to sell a statue of ancient goddess Aphrodite that was stolen from...

How The Greeks Knew That The Earth Was Round 2,500 Years Ago

It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that we managed to launch satellites into space and determine the exact kilometers of the circumference of the...

Acropolis Museum Among the 6 Best in the World

The Acropolis Museum is among the 6 best museums in the world for 2018, according to Travelers' Choice Awards awarded by TripAdvisor, based on...

Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae, next to the contemporary town of Vergina, is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province...

Greece’s New Archaeological Discovery: The Ancient City of Kythnos (photos)

The archaeological excavation that took place during this summer in Greece’s island of Kythnos unearthed some very important discoveries from the past of the island...

Vacationer in Greece Accidentally Finds Ancient Amphora

A man vacationing in Crete discovered accidentally in the water an ancient amphora that is estimated to date from the Byzantine period. According to Neakriti.gr...

Archaeological Excavation Uncovers Ancient Minoan Graves on Crete

Two burials with rich grave goods were found in a pit from the Middle Minoan IA era (2100-2000 BC) in Siteia, NE Crete, during...

Ancient Greeks were Gourmands with a Preference for Fish

Ancient Greeks were gourmands and particularly fond of large fresh fish and eel, according to research headed by zooarchaeologist Dr. Demetra Mylona. The zooarchaeologist, who...

16th Century Greek Fortress Hosts New Archaeological Museum

A new archaeological museum for Pylos, SW Peloponnese, will be inaugurated on Saturday at a building within the 16th-century fortress of Niokastro (“new castle”). The...

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