Greek Minister of Culture Responds to George Clooney

The Greek Minister of Culture, Panos Panagiotopoulos, addressed a thank you letter to American actor George Clooney, after his recent statement regarding the Parthenon...

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...

Archaeologists Return to the Ancient Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace after 22-Year...

Emory University and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University completed a summer of excavations at the Sanctuary of Great Gods on...

Amphipolis Tomb Confirmed to Belong to the Era of Alexander the Great

Archaeologists and historians have confirmed that the tomb discovered at the Casta Hill of Amphipolis belongs to the era of Alexander the Great. A detailed frieze...

The Ancient Theatre of Larissa Opens its Doors to the Public

One of the best preserved ancient theatres, the Ancient Theatre of Larissa, Greece, dated back to the 3rd century BC, opened its doors to...

International Museum Day Celebrations in Athens

The theme of this year’s International Museum Day, which is on May 18, 2014, is “Museum collections make connections.” The Athens Organization of Culture...

Archaeologist ‘Cracks Mystery’ of Phaistos Disk

The mystery of the Phaistos Disk has been "solved by 99 percent" says linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens. Owens, who has devoted 30 years in...

Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae, next to the contemporary town of Vergina, is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province...

Greek Police Bust Antiquities Smuggling Ring; Precious Rings, Coins Recovered

Greek police on Thursday arrested eight people suspected of belonging to an antiquities smuggling ring in the town of Larissa. Police say that the gang...

Mesmerizing Photo the Moment Ancient Masterpiece is Unearthed at Delphi

Delphi, Greece, 1894. Archaeologists and workers pose in front of the magnificent statue of Antinous that was rediscovered near the Temple of Apollo in the sanctuary...

Special Diving Gear To Explore Antikythera Underwater Archaeological Site

The Antikythera Mechanish is known for being the world’s oldest computer device. It was used by ancient Greeks to track the solar system's cycles. The device...

Ruins of Ancient Greek City Found on Mount Pindos

Archaeologists were stunned to find the ruins of an unknown ancient city which dates back to the 4th century BC, at an altitude of...

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