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...

Ancient Greeks Fixed Matches 1,700 Years Ago

British historians at the King’s College in London have recently deciphered a delicate Greek papyrus that was discovered more than a century ago, which...

Oldest Weather Report Related to Santorini’s Volcano Eruption

A stone inscription aged 3,500 years old, which was discovered in Egypt, is considered as one of the oldest weather reports in the world...

Greek Bronzes To Be Exhibited in U.S. and Italy

Monumental bronze sculptures from major museums worldwide, including Greek ones, will be displayed in Florence, Los Angeles and Washington next year in an exhibition...

Archeologists Keen on Finding Ancient Greek Shipwrecks

Finding modern ships lost at sea can be a difficult task, even with the help of radars, sonar and satellites. Trying though, to find...

Ancient Greek Oracles and Prophecies

Man’s desire to know what the future holds is nothing new or out of the ordinary. In ancient times, the need to know what...

This Summer, Scientists Will Reveal the Context of the Phaistos Disc

A huge scientific breakthrough thousands of years in the making is imminent this summer, with experts claiming that they will soon be able to decode the...

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