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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...

Athens Museum Offers Online Tour Through Cycladic Art

Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is offering an online tour of its iconic exhibition "Cycladic Society 5000 Years Ago," which was first shown 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...

Temporary Removal of Ancient Mass Grave in Athens Approved

Greece's Ministry of Culture recently gave the green light for the temporary removal of skeletons in the ancient mass grave discovered in 2016 near the...

The Benizelos Mansion: The Oldest Athenian House Which is Now a Museum

For centuries Athens has been home to spectacular monuments that date all the way back to the peak of Ancient Greek civilization. The Parthenon, as...

Mycenaean-Era Cyclades Exhibition Opens at Benaki Museum

The archaeological exhibition "From Homer’s World: Tenos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age" will open to the public at 8 PM on Monday,...

Turkish Newspaper Claims Hagia Sophia Could Soon Become a Mosque

A story on the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak's front page on Tuesday claimed that a recent decision by the Turkish Council of State could...

President Pavlopoulos Officially Opens New Wing of Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos officially opened the new wing of the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on Sunday afternoon. In his remarks, President Pavlopoulos...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after...

Forgotten Sculpture of Alexander the Great Found in Greek Museum’s Storage

An ancient sculpture of Alexander the Great was recently discovered in a Greek museum's storage room, a leading archaeologist revealed recently on Facebook. Angeliki Kottaridi...

World’s First Museum Dedicated to Lost Atlantis Opens on Santorini

The world’s first museum dedicated to the mythical -- but perhaps real -- island of Atlantis opened recently on Greece’s idyllic island of Santorini. The...

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Candidate for European Museum of the Year

The Costas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens was nominated as the  "European Museum of 2019" by the European Museum Forum (EMF) on...

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