Amphipolis: The Eldorado of Ancient Greece

The tomb of Amphipolis has made an impression across the world for its large size. However, ancient Amphipolis was a powerful city with big, tall...

Two Arrests For Smuggling 7,000-Year Old Figurines

According to information released by Hellenic Police, a rare antiquity statuette, estimated to be older than 7,000 years, was confiscated after authorities arrested two...
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Most Popular Professions in Ancient Greece

The inscriptions on the exhibits Epigraphical Museum in Athens, Greece, reveal which professions were the most popular among the ancient Greeks. Painter, mason (architect or carpenter),...

Greek Goddesses Appear as Black Women on Ancient Ceramic Cup

The image of black people plays a key role in the reconciliation between the everyday world of ancient Greeks and spiritual revelation, says an...

Ancient Greeks Feared Zombies

According to deviant burials unearthed at the necropolis of Greek colony Passo Mariano in Sicily, Italy, modern Greeks are not the first generation to fear the walking...

Head of Amphipolis Dig: Excavation Conducted at Optimum

"The excavation is conducted in the best scientific way," the head of the archaeological excavation at Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis Katerina Peristeri said on...

More Ancient Structures Possibly Found at Amphipolis Tomb

While people across the globe are standing on their toes waiting for the DNA analysis results on the skeleton found in Amphipolis tomb, a...

Greek Culture Ministry: Legal Action is One of Many Options Available for Parthenon Marbles’...

Seeking legal action is only one of the options available to Greece on the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles, Alternate Culture...

Lesvos Roadworks Reveal New Petrified Forest Remains

Roadworks for the construction of a new road from Kalloni to Sigri on the island of Lesvos, Greece, have yielded new traces of fossilized...

Greece’s National Monuments Need Better Protection From Earthquakes

Constatinos Spirakos is both a professor in the department of Civil Engineering at the National and Technical University of Athens and a Director of...

Human Rights Advocate Kerry Kennedy Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

US human rights advocate Kerry Kennedy called for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, now housed at the British Museum, to the nation of...

Derveni Papyrus: First Greek Item in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program

The Derveni papyrus, an ancient Greek papyrus roll considered as Europe's oldest surviving readable manuscript, is the first Greek item to be included in...

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