Ancient Shipwrecks Off Greek Island of Evitha Yield Treasure Trove of Discoveries

The first underwater archaeological research period of the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities off the island of Levitha has yielded some important discoveries, according to...

Statues of Twin Greek Gods Artemis and Apollo Unearthed on Crete

The Chania Ephorate of Antiquities will present a group of small sculptures portraying the twin gods Artemis and Apollo, on Wednesday, July 24, at...

Marble Pyramid Island Uncovered, Revealing Origins of Ancient Greece

Archaeologists have found the earliest monumental complex of buildings ever unearthed anywhere in the Greek World It is evidence of a rich cultural and monumental...

First Known Homo Sapiens Outside Africa Was Greek

A partial skull found in Greece is the earliest evidence of the presence of Homo sapiens outside of Africa, scientists have reported in this...

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...

Historic Decision Made to Rebuild Part of the Parthenon

The Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided on Wednesday that a part of the Parthenon, now in ruins on the Athens Acropolis, is to be...

Acropolis Museum Debunks Claims Elgin Had Sultan’s Permission to Obtain Marbles

Dimitris Pantermalis, a professor and the curator of the Acropolis Museum, debunked on Monday claims that the Earl of Elgin had obtained permission from...

Ancient Greek Shipwrecks to Become Underwater Museums

Greece is relaxing its strict regulations regarding its rich underwater heritage and has recently announced that it will allow divers to tour the sites...

How the Aphrodite of Milos Statue Shaped the Western Idea of Female Beauty

The statue of Aphrodite of Milos, which was discovered on April 8, 1820, changed western culture in the 19th century, creating a certain ambivalence...

Greece’s Top Ten Ancient Finds of the Last Decade

Greece has countless ruins to visit and historical sites to explore, all of which are priceless archaeological treasures. However, some discoveries made in the last...

Historic Greek City of Eleusis to Become “European Culture Capital 2021”

Only 20 km (12 miles) from Athens, Elefsina (Eleusis) is an ancient city which became an industrial hub in the nineteenth century. Over the...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

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