The Most Important Ancient Greek Archaeological Discoveries of 2019

2019 was another year of major archaeological discoveries, not only in Greece but across the Mediterranean basin, where the different phases of Greek antiquity...

Greek Archaeologists Rule Thessaloniki’s Antiquities Must Be Removed for Metro Construction

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has given the green light for the removal of the many antiquities discovered during works for the construction of...

Could Greece Force EU to Demand Repatriation of Parthenon Marbles after Brexit?

As Britain leaves the European Union, it is taking with it one of its members' most invaluable cultural treasures. It is likely now that...

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...

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...

Gold Mask, Bronze Helmets Uncovered at Ancient Cemetery of Macedonian Warriors

Archaeologists in northern Greece have uncovered a gold mask and bronze helmets from a vast ancient cemetery at Ahlada, near the town of Florina. In...

British Museum Torpedoes Greek Request for Loan of Parthenon Sculptures

The British Museum rejected on Monday the Greek PM's proposal to loan the Parthenon Sculptures for the 2021 bicentennial celebrations, saying that Athens must...

Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he is willing to allow ancient treasures to be exhibited in London in exchange for the Parthenon Marbles...

Prehistoric Settlement Unearthed in Karystos, on Greece’s Evia Island

According to an announcement issued on Friday by Greece's Ministry of Culture, important discoveries have been unearthed near the town of Karystos on Greece's...

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