Second Ancient Tomb Discovered in Crete

An ancient tomb that dates back to Minoan period was discovered by the Municipality of Melivizi close to the Moni Settlement in Northern Crete. "An important, according...

‘200 Were Killed’ Trying to Keep Venus de Milo in Greece, Historian Claims

French and Ottoman soldiers killed 200 Greeks in order to transfer to France the priceless statue of Venus de Milo in 1820, a Greek...

Vergina Opens Doors to New Historical Museum in 2017

A new museum in Vergina has received some 4.5 million euro funding approval from the EU and is set to open in 2017 under...

Greek Academic: Amphipolis Was a Ploy to Distract Greeks from Harsh Measures

"The Amphipolis tomb excavation was a badly staged play to distract Greek people from the harsh austerity measures the previous government was implementing," noted the...

Greece Calls for New Talks on Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has formally requested the resumption of talks for the return of the Parthenon Marbles by the British Museum. According to...

Fly Over Delphi, the ‘Navel of the World’, in this Magnificent Video

Footage of the ancient Greek site of Delphi taken by a drone has captivated the country over the last few days. The video uploaded to...

Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities...

Everyday Life in Ancient Athens

Everyday life in Ancient Athens of the Hellenistic era was more exciting than in most ancient cities mainly due to the fact that Greeks...

Wooden Statue Surfaces During Construction of Athens Metro in Piraeus

A wooden sculpture of a manly figure surfaced during excavations, prior to the planned construction work for the expansion of Athens Metro to the...

Dr. Miller on Nemea Guard Layoffs

According to Dr. Stephen G. Miller, an acknowledged American archaeologist and director of the Nemea excavations, the Nemea stadium is at the risk of...

Google Celebrates 95 Years Since the Birth of Melina Mercouri

Today's google doodlle is dedicated to Melina Mercouri, with a sketch of the famous Greek actress and politician with the Parthenon serving as her...

Aristotle’s Lyceum Scheduled to Open Late Summer

The Lyceum Area in ancient Athens was a suburb named after a temple dedicated to Apollo Lyceus. Aristotle's Lyceum was established in this area...

LATEST