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The Tombs of Vergina: When Definitive Proof of Macedonia’s Greek Origin Was Uncovered

Forty-two years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia’s Greek origin, was announced...

Scientists to Re-examine Bones Found in Vergina Royal Tombs

Scientists from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will re-examine the bones that were discovered in the in Aigai royal tombs in Vergina, Macedonia, after the...

The Anniversary of the Discovery of King Philip II’s Tomb

The discovery of the tomb of Philip II, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, is one of the most important archaeological...

Thousands Protest Against ‘Macedonia’ Deal in Historic Greek Town

Thousands of flag-waving Greeks protested on Monday at the historic town of Vergina against the Prespes deal between Greece and FYROM on the naming...

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...

Discover Centuries of Greek History in Veria

Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the city of Veria was the second most-important town, after Aigai, in the ancient Macedonian era. It was...

Artifacts Undamaged From ‘Spray-Attack’ at Vergina Tombs

No ancient artifacts have been damaged in any way, the Imathia Antiquities Ephorate announced on Wednesday in response to press reports about an incident...

Vergina Royal Tombs Mystery Solved

"A nearly 40-year-old mystery concerning the Royal Tombs of Vergina has finally been solved," experts claim in a recent study published in the "Proceedings of...

First Cruise Ship Opens Season for Thessaloniki

The arrival of MS Hamburg cruise ship in Thessaloniki port on March 31 marked the beginning of the cruise season for the popular Greek city. More...

New Archaeological Findings in Vergina, Northern Greece

Clay figurines and other important findings were unearthed by archaeologists in the Tsakiridis section in the center of the ancient Greek city Aegae in...

New Alexander the Great-Era Tomb Found in Vergina

An unlooted tomb that appears to belong to a man who died during the Alexander the Great era has been unearthed in Vergina, northern...

Seaplanes Gearing up for Amphipolis Tourist Market

The Port Authority of Amphipolis is considering allowing seaplane bases to operate in its quaint harbor, new reports emerge. The announcement follows a spark in...

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