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Elephants, Rhinos and Hippos Once Roamed Greece’s Pinios River Valley

Today's placid scenes along the verdant shores of Greece's Pinios River, in Thessaly, belie its ancient history as the home of hippopotamuses, bison and...

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...

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...

“All of Greece, One Culture” Will Begin to Celebrate Greece’s Heritage

The purpose of the program is to celebrate Greek culture, with performances incorporating both the country's ancient heritage and combining it with a more...

New Archaeological Museum Approved for Ancient City of Sparta

Plans to construct a new Archaeological Museum in Sparta have recently been approved, along with renovations to repair the old museum, which houses thousands...
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Greece Showcases Ancient Cultural Heritage in New Video

The Greek Ministry of Culture released a video of some of the most important archaeological sites as the country opens its ancient cultural heritage...

Ancient Greek Theaters Honored in New Postage Stamp Series

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed a new series of commemorative stamps which showcase both the famous and the lesser-known ancient Greek theaters in...

Bust of Greek Poet Sappho Discovered In Turkish Museum

A sculpture portraying a woman which has been on display in the Antalya Archeological Museum for nearly 50 years has recently been discovered to...

The Spectacular and Long-Lost Ancient Greek City of Thouria

The ancient Greek city of Thouria, located in the southern Peloponnese, is among the cities which managed to thrive and become important centers all...

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Curse Tablets in Athens Well

A major, and a bit spine-tingling, archaeological discovery was made recently in Athens' downtown neighborhood of Kerameikos (Ceramicus) by archaeologists from the German Archaeological...

Spectacular Findings Uncovered in Santorini’s Akrotiri Archaeological Dig

Significant new findings were recently revealed during ongoing excavation works at the archaeological site of Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini (Thera), the...

The Most Important Ancient Greek Archaeological Discoveries of 2019

2019 was another year of major archaeological discoveries, not only in Greece but across the Mediterranean basin, where the different phases of Greek antiquity...

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