Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was...

18-Million-Year Old Petrified Trees Unearthed on Greece’s Lesvos

Excavations for rainwater drainage pipes brought to light fourteen petrified trees, in an area near Sigri and the region of Lesvos island's Petrified Forest. "The...

Volos Museum Displays Historical Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization

Greece's spectacular region of Thessaly, with its history of ancient settlements dating back to 6,000 BC, is a treasure trove for anyone who would...

Minoan Palace in Crete Flooded After Heavy Rainfall

The ancient workshops excavated in the Malia palace complex, in northeast Crete, have been flooded after heavy rain in the area this week, the...

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Most Greek and foreign travelers would associate the island of Aegina, just one hour from Athens by boat, with its sandy beaches; with its...

Ancient City on Remote Islet in Aegean Reveals Fascinating Secrets in New Dig

Archaeologists from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Thessaly discovered yet more important artifacts this summer on Vryokastraki, the small rocky islet...

Acropolis to Become Entirely Accessible to Disabled For First Time

For the first time in its long history, stretching back into Greek antiquity, the buildings atop the Acropolis, Athens' "Holy Mountain," will become completely...

Archaeologists Blast Decision to Cement Sections of the Acropolis

Archaeologists have severely criticized the decision of the Ministry of Culture to cement several parts of the Acropolis archaeological site, stirring reactions on social...

Ancient Greeks Used Exotic, Dangerous Cosmetics in Eternal Search for Beauty

In the modern world of today we are privileged to take for granted that the ingredients in our cosmetics are safe. However, it is...

Major New Archaeological Museum Exhibit Celebrates Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

The new temporary exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum, titled "Glorious Victories: Between Myth and History" is part of the celebratory program for the...

The Unique Ancient Greek Island Later Used for Quarantine Site

Rineia, an ancient Greek island next to Delos and Mykonos, has a unique place in the history of Greece. Home of the necropolis of...

Memorial Tomb of Ancient Greek Astronomer Aratus Unearthed in Turkey

Archaeologists working in the ancient Greek city of Soli Pompeipolis in the southern Mersin province in Turkey have unveiled the memorial tomb of the...

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