Archaeology to Enlist ‘Robot Suit’ to Scour Seabed Near Roman-era Antikythera Shipwreck

Using the latest advances in technology and robotics, archaeology will strive to extract more secrets from an ancient shipwreck that once yielded the unique...

The Food of Ancient Cretans

The American anthropologist and archaeologist, Jerolyn Morrison, stated that 100 years ago, Cretans used to eat food that was more similar to the food...

Ancient Love Inscriptions in Astypalea

The concept of love during the ancient Greek times isn’t that different from nowadays. The only change is the way people used to express...

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...

Pythagoras: A Mysterious Personality, Religion and the Infamous Theorem

By Konstantinos Kalachanis Like philosophy, the sciences of math can change anything in the lives of people directly involved with it. It can absorb one...
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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),...

Acropolis Museum Among 20 Best in the World

In light of International Museum Day on May 18, web magazine's "Achdaily" editors made a list of the top twenty museums in the world....

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...

Greek Deities and Their Roman Counterparts

The mythology of ancient Greece shares many mythological deities with the mythology of ancient Rome, figures that pose common lineages, dominions and attributes, but...

Greece’s Caryatids Getting Extreme Makeover

The Acropolis’ famed Caryatids, Greece's most celebrated ancient beauties, are currently undergoing an extreme makeover to clean the century-old statues from pollution, smoke, and...

Rainwater Causing Damage to Acropolis

For the past few years the walls and the foundations of the Acropolis have been collapsing due to heavy rainwater flow. Archaeologists have been aware...

Bust of Alexander the Great Found in Cyprus

A second three-aisled basilica was brought to light by archaeologists on the site of Katalymmata ton Plakoton, of the Akrotiri peninsula, in Cyprus. Excavations by...

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