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Free Full Moon Events Commence Around Greece on August 17

A series of events are planned in sites and museums throughout the country on five nights around the August full moon, which falls on...

Greek Culture Ministry Organizes Events for August Full Moon

The August full moon is considered one of the most magical nights of the year. Once again this year the Greek Ministry of Culture...

Technology Casts Light on Methoni Sunken Town and Sapienza Island Shipwrecks

Technological advances used in the bay of Methoni, southwest Greece, and the northern coast of nearby island Sapienza have revealed more details about the...

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday that the Greek state will receive a 6th century BC Greek silver octadrachm coin that had been illegally smuggled into Switzerland...

Ancient Greek Well Used For Hydromancy Discovered in Athens

The ancient Greek phrase "ΕΛΘΕ ΜΟΙ Ω ΠΑΙΑΝ ΦΕΡΩΝ ΤΟ ΜΑΝΤΕΙΟΝ ΑΛΗΘΕC" is written on the mouth of a well that came to light during the...

Mycenaean Palace Offers View On Prehistoric Sparta

Archaeological excavations, carried out since 2009 at the 3.5 hectares site of Aghios Vassilios Hill near the village of Xirokambi on the Sparta plain, unearthed the...

Greek Culture Ministry Plans to Reopen Old Acropolis Museum

Since June 2009 the old Acropolis museum, located next to the Parthenon, has remained empty. However, Greek Ministry of Culture Directorate of Museums approved...

Findings of the Macroscopic Analysis of Amphipolis Skeleton January 20

Greek Ministry of Culture said the results of the macroscopic study of the skeletal material from the fourth chamber and additional information on the...

Rumor that Amphipolis Dead is Mother of Alexander Not Substantiated

The Greek Ministry of Culture issued a statement yesterday refuting allegations that the skeleton found in the Amphipolis tomb belongs to Olympias, mother of...

Amphipolis Tomb: Monument Despoiled Says Head Archaeologist at the Last Press Conference

Katerina Peristeri who led the excavation process at Amphipolis Tomb and head of the Antiquities Ephorate in Serres, northern Greece spoke about the excavation. Meanwhile,...
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Greek Culture Ministry Campaign 2015 [video]

“Wherever you turn... gods, myths, and heroes. A story about Greece.” This is the introduction to the new advertizement from the national Tourism Organization,...

Ancient Greek Port Revealed Near Corinth, Peloponnese

An ancient Greek port was revealed and recorded at the location of the Ancient Lechaion harbor, in the area of the modern Corinth Gulf,...

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