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American School of Classical Studies at Athens Wins Film Award for Corinth Excavation

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens was given the Orona Foundation Award for its short film "Twelve Decades of Discovery: American School...

Volos Museum Displays Historical Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization

Greece's spectacular region of Thessaly, with its history of ancient settlements dating back to 6,000 BC, is a treasure trove for anyone who would...

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Most Greek and foreign travelers would associate the island of Aegina, just one hour from Athens by boat, with its sandy beaches; with its...

Ancient City on Remote Islet in Aegean Reveals Fascinating Secrets in New Dig

Archaeologists from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Thessaly discovered yet more important artifacts this summer on Vryokastraki, the small rocky islet...

New Secrets Unearthed at Minoan Palace of Zominthos on Crete

An elegant summer palace once belonging to the Minoan aristocracy at Zominthos on Crete, first discovered in 1982, has yielded many more of its...

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...

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