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The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...
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Santorini Volcano Explosion Dates Changed: Piece of Olive Tree Found on Thirasia Changes Everything

The dating of a piece of olive tree found on Thirasia will move the dating of the eruption of Santorini's volcano a few decades...

Palace of Aigai, Biggest Building of Ancient Greece, Opens to Public (photos)

The archaeological site of the palace of Aigai, considered not only the biggest but, together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of classical...

WWI Troops Found Ancient Greek Treasures While Digging Trenches

It is something of a running joke that you can't dig anywhere in Greece without stumbling across some relic of the country's ancient past. Wartime...
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Malia’s Mysteries Draw Visitors to Crete

The Greek island of Crete sees thousands of people visit for its rich array of archaeological treasures. The Minoan Palace of Knossos is only minutes from Heraklion...

Culture and Sports Ministry: Significant Finds from Underwater Excavation at Delos

The remains of ancient coastal structures and a port, a large number of shipwrecks dating back to various eras and significant smaller finds were...

New Fossils Discovered Suggest That Humans Started Off in Greece, Not Africa

New evidence of fossils unveiled by archaeologist Nikolai Spassov suggests that the human species is likely to have had its origins in Greece, not...

Will the Parthenon Marbles Be Returned as Part of Brexit?

Last year marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles,"...

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

Eight crates containing 33 archaeological artifacts and 600 coins, including some ancient masterpieces dating to the 12th and 13th centuries B.C., arrived at the...

Experience Knossos Like Never Before With a 3D Tour of the Minoan Palace! (Video)

Every year people visiting Crete stop by the ruins of the ancient city of Knossos to experience what remains from the capital of Minoan...

The Top Most Stunning Photos of Snow-Covered Greece: From Ancient Ruins to Modern Cities!

This last week Greece experienced a cold snap that along with it, brought on something that not all parts of Greece are accustomed to...
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Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

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