Acropolis is in No Danger, Greek State Insists

The Greek state is doing damage control in the face of widespread media reports suggesting that the Acropolis is under threat from rockfalls. One article went as far...

Antikythera Wreck’s Final Museum Run

The unique exhibition, The Antikythera Shipwreck: the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, which is currently on show at the Archaeological Museum in Athens, will...

Cretan Tombs to Give Up Even More Ancient Treasures

Ancient tombs found by accident in an olive grove in Ierapetra, Crete could be the beginning of an important discovery, as what looks like...

New Photos Reveal Colors in Ancient Amphipolis Tomb

Most of the earth around the two sphinxes found under the apse at the Casta Tumulus in Amphipolis has been removed, the Culture Ministry...

Greek Archaeological Sites to Shut Down Midday During Heatwave

Archaeological sites with extended summer visiting hours will be shut down in the middle of the day as of Wednesday, and for as long...

Greeks Hold Candlelight Vigil for Parthenon Marbles [video]

Despite the rain, hundreds of Greeks gathered outside the Acropolis Museum on Sunday to hold a candlelight vigil asking Britain for the return of the...

European Parliament Delegation to Visit Archaeological Dig at Amphipolis

An official delegation from the European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education is to visit the Amphipolis archaeological site in 2015, it was announced...

Fethiye Mosque Museum in Athens Reopens for Hadrian Exhibition

An exhibition entitled Hadrian! Savior and Builder, dedicated to the legendary emperor, will feature at the newly restored Fethiye Mosque in Athens’ Roman Agora...

Impressive Antiquities Revealed Off Zakynthos Coast

A submerged underwater archaeological site with extensive sunken architectural remains was found by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities team at a depth of 200...

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...

Historic Decision Made to Rebuild Part of the Parthenon

The Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided on Wednesday that a part of the Parthenon, now in ruins on the Athens Acropolis, is to be...

Haul Of Jewels and Gold Coins Uncovered in Ancient Greek City of Tenea

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered rare jewels, coins and other artifacts while excavating tombs in the ruins of Ancient Tenea, near Corinth. The haul; dating...

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