Intact Minoan Tomb Discovered in Crete (photos)

Greek archaeologists uncovered an intact chamber tomb dating from the late Minoan period near the town of Ierapetra, eastern Crete, the ministry of culture...

Greece’s Acropolis Museum Celebrates Sixth Anniversary with Samothrace Antiquities

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, will celebrate its sixth anniversary on June 20 with the inauguration of its temporary exhibition "Samothrace. The mysteries of...

Archaeological Findings Will Remain in Thessaloniki Metro

After a long meeting that lasted over 10 hours and was accompanied by a heated debate, the Greek Central Archaeological Council favored the detachment...

Greece to Restore Ancient Sparta City Theater

After centuries of neglect, another important classical Greek monument, the theater of the city of Sparta, will be restored to its ancient splendor thanks...

Greek Goddesses Appear as Black Women on Ancient Ceramic Cup

The image of black people plays a key role in the reconciliation between the everyday world of ancient Greeks and spiritual revelation, says an...

Painted Decoration in Amphipolis Is Brought to Light [Photos]

Painted decoration is revealed gradually as maintenance work is progressing in the seven sections of marble architraves belonging to the third and most sophisticated chamber...

Culture Ministry Fails to Include Amphipolis Monument in EU-Funded Program

Greece's Ministry of Culture is making an effort to correct the mistake of not including the Amphipolis tomb in the National Strategic Reference Framework...

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...

Minoan Shipyard Found On Crete

The first Minoan shipyard where big ships were constructed will be presented in a conference on Ancient Greek Technology, which will be held in...

Three Thousand Year Old Tomb Discovered in Lesvos

A stone-built cist tomb (stone-lined grave) dating from the Mycenaean period was unearthed in eastern Lesvos on Thursday, during improvement works on a rural road. According...

The Mystery of Ancient Amphipolis

Excavations conducted in a tomb in Casta, in ancient Amphipolis, have raised questions. The area is being guarded by the police while the Greek Ministry...

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...

LATEST