China Shows Petrified Trunk In Lesbos

A petrified trunk of a conifer tree from China, which is estimated to date back to the Jurassic geological period (that extends from 159...

World’s Wrestlers Gather In Olympia

With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ready to drop wrestling starting with the 2020 Games, many of the world's top young wrestlers are hoping...

Rhinos and Giraffes In Drama: 9 Million B.C.

Rhinos, giraffes, gazelles, ponies and antelopes were living in the plain of Drama nine million years ago, as was revealed by the fossils found...

Marble Female Heads In Kerameikos Well

Two marble female heads, dating from the 3rd Century AD, were discovered during the works of the German Archaeological Institute at Kerameikos. The findings...

Greece’s Long Tradition in Wines

Wine history in Greece dates back to the ancient times, though it is not difficult to find winemakers that keep the ancient traditions of...

Museum Visitors Up 13.2% in March

In March 2013, the number of visitors to museums around Greece rose by 13.2 percent in comparison with March 2012. In addition, museums’ revenues...

Ancient City Revealed in Larnaca

A part of the city dated back to the 16th-Century B.C., located close to the international airport of Larnaca, was brought to light by...

Illicit Antiquities Dealers to Face Trial

Fifty three people will face trial at the Criminal Court of Thessaloniki on the charges of participating in the illicit trade of antiquities in...

Europe’s Oldest Script In Messenia

Michael Cosmopoulos, Professor of Archaeology and Chair of Greek Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis, returns to the historic village of Iklaina where with his...

Ancient Zominthos Brought to Light

The archaeological excavation on the outskirts of Pisloritis has revealed an important discovery. In the excavations carried out this year in Zominthos under the...

Acropolis Museum’s 4th Anniversary

The Acropolis Museum opened its gates when the great economic crisis started affecting Greece. But it had the luck to be embraced by the...

Ierapetra Ancient Theater Comes to Light

A significant monument of historical and archaeological heritage, an ancient theater, has come to light at the excavations in Ierapetra. Today the works focused on...

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