Is This What Alexander the Great Really Looked Like?

Dutch photographer and digital artist Bas Uterwijk has been shining a light on what iconic figures from history might have looked like in real...

United Kingdom Returns Twelve Stolen Religious Icons to Greece

A nineteenth-century religious icon showing the Baptism of Christ, along with another eleven icons stolen in 2005 from the Church of the Dormition of...

Researcher Says Female Artisans May Have Created Fine Pottery During Archaic Period

  The striking, nearly 5-foot tall Dipylon Amphora, from approximately 700 BC, is a masterpiece of the art of Ancient Greek pottery. Its exquisite painted...

Greece Launches Campaign to Raise International Awareness of Hagia Sophia

  A working group will be set up shortly in order to draw up a specific road map of actions to raise awareness within the...

Sculpture of Ancient Greek Boxer Still Haunts Viewers Today

  The beloved ancient Greek sculpture called "The Boxer at Rest," from 330-50 BC, one of the most realistic of all ancient Greek sculptures, is...

Greek Antiquities Expert Foils Auction of Priceless Artifacts from 480 BC

Greek professor Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, who has been previously profiled in Greek Reporter for his relentless pursuit of art thieves, has once again stopped...

Melina Mercouri Mural Welcomes Public to Greek Street Art Festival

A striking mural of iconic Greek actress Melina Mercouri, famous for both her career on the big screen as well as her life of...

What Will Happen Now to Hagia Sophia’s Byzantine Mosaics?

Following Turkey's decision to annul the 1934 conversion of Constantinople’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, paving the way for its reconversion into a mosque,...

The Calf Bearer: The Story Behind this Magnificent Ancient Greek Sculpture

This is the first known photograph of the magnificent statue of Moschophoros, also known in English as "The Calf Bearer" when it was discovered...

Australian Artist Captures Greece in Year-Long Project

Internationally renowned painter Jason Roberts traveled across Greece for over a year in order to capture images of the animals, farmers and rural architecture...

Greek Diaspora Artist Constantin Xenakis Passes Away at 89

Renowned Greek artist Constantin Xenakis passed away in Paris, France on Saturday at the age of 89, leaving behind a great body of work. Xenakis...

Hundreds of Outdoor Cultural Events Scheduled Across Greece this Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture announced on Monday a series of 251 events and performances at 111 archaeological sites and museums across the country to...

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