Archives, Possible Throne Room Discovered in Ancient Palace on Crete

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday that a new storage room for valuables in Zominthos Palace, on the plateau of Mount Psiloritis on Crete,...

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...

Greek Ministry of Culture in Legal Dispute over Return of 8th Century BC Antiquity

Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni met on Monday with a New York City assistant prosecutor over the repatriation of an 8th...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

In an Eden-like environment at the foot of Mount Olympus, featuring lush green vegetation, towering trees, abundant springs and a navigable river, lies Dion,...

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...

Theopetra Cave in Central Greece: The Oldest Human Construction on Earth

Theopetra Cave, located in the Meteora limestone rock formations of Thessaly, Central Greece, is likely to be the place of the oldest human construction on...

Archaeological Museum of Athens to Host Events on Antikythera Mechanism and the Moon

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens announced on Thursday that a total of four presentations on the Antikythera Mechanism and the understanding ancient Greeks...

Classical-era Shipwreck off Greek Island of Alonnisos Accessible to Visitors Next Summer

One of the oldest shipwrecks in the world, the Classical-era shipwreck at Peristera, off Alonnisos island, will start to operate as a museum in...

Thessaloniki Metro Suffers New Delay as Controversy Brews Over Ancient Finds

The recent announcement by Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis regarding the removal of antiquities found during the construction of Thessaloniki's Venizelos Metro Station has sparked...

Ancient Settlement Uncovered on Greece’s Evia Island

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday that archaeologists have recently uncovered an ancient settlement on southern Evia, believed to date from the...

Colossal Amphipolis Monument to Open Possibly by 2021

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni visited on Friday the monument of Casta in ancient Amphipolis, near the city of Serres in...

Early Byzantine-Era Settlement Unearthed Near Greece’s Kythnos Island

Significant finds that include an extensive early Christian church and early Byzantine buildings, as well as monumental structures from a much-older ancient sanctuary, have...

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