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Naxos Underwater Survey Sheds Light on Ancient Ports

An underwater research along the southern coast of Naxos revealed new archaeological finds, indicating the use in ancient times of natural ports as docking areas.

Santorini Dig Brings New Finds to Light

Excavation works carried out on Thirassia, an islet of the Santorini cluster, have brought to light a Bronze Age settlement, the Greek Culture Ministry announced.

Antikythera Shipwreck Fascinates Again as New Treasures Come to Light

The 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck has yet again taken archaeologists by surprise with new treasures, including a bronze disk, a bronze arm and fragments of statues.

Greek Culture Minister Denies ‘London Times’ Parthenon Marbles Story

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has denied a London Times report that Greece is taking legal action to win back the Parthenon Marbles.

Zominthos Excavation on Crete Reveals New Minoan Finds

The latest excavations at the site of Zominthos on Crete’s Mount Psiloritis have brought to light two new entrances and a staircase in the Minoan-era palace.

Massive Mycenaean-era Chamber Tomb Comes to Light in Greece

The ninth largest chamber tomb out of some 4,000 unearthed in the last 150 years dating back to the Mycenaean era has been uncovered in Orchomenos, Central Greece.

More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Aidonia Dig in Nemea

Archaeologists working at the Aidonia site in Nemea, where a collection of Mycenaean gold jewelry was found, have uncovered new burial monuments.

Attica’s Ancient Merenda Site Expanded

The ancient site of Merenda, where the "Phrasikleia Kore", one of the most important works of Archaic art was found, is being expanded.

Greeks Call for Parthenon Marbles Issue to be Part of Brexit Talks

The Greek government is requesting that the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece be part of the Brexit negotiations citing EU treaty law.

Safeguarding Antiquities Priority as Thessaloniki Metro Works Proceed

A working group made up of state and Attiko Metro officials will monitor works on the Thessaloniki metro, aiming to safeguard Byzantine era findings.

Underwater Dig off Delos Uncovers Shipwrecks, Port Structures

A series of underwater excavations carried out off the island of Delos in the Cyclades has brought to the fore ancient coastal structures, a port and shipwrecks.

Thassos Excavation Wins Archaeology Award

The French School at Athens and the Greek Culture Ministry received the grand prize in archaeology for excavation works on the island of Thassos.

Samos Ancient Wonder Eupalinos Tunnel Reopens to Public

The 6th century BC Eupalinos Tunnel, located at the Pythagoreion archaeological site on the Aegean island of Samos, re-opened to the public following restoration works.

Portico of Philip V on Delos to Undergo Restoration

The Portico of Philip V at the archaeological site of Delos in the Cyclades will be the first to undergo restoration with funding by the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation.

Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Crete is calling for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Piraeus Aims to Highlight Ancient History Via Pedestrian Walkway

A pedestrian walkway across Zea Marina in Piraeus is set to offer archaeology lovers a seaside stroll through time as it aims to connect wall fortifications, towers and ancient harbor finds.

Greek Ministry Says ‘Lost City’ Known Since 19th Century

News of a 2,500-year-old lost city discovered by archaeologists in Greece that has recently taken the media by storm was "corrected" this week by the Greek culture ministry.

Two Greece Discoveries on ‘Archaeology’ Magazine’s Top 10 for 2016

Two archaeological discoveries in Greece have been selected by the editors of Archaeology magazine as this year’s most compelling finds in a feature story titled ‘’Top 10 Discoveries of 2016’’.

EU Funds to Back Restoration of Central Greece Monuments

A number of historical monuments and relevant cultural heritage sites located in the Region of Central Greece have received approval by the culture and finance ministries to be allotted EU subsidies for restoration works.

Centuries Later Jesus’ Tomb Sees Light of Day

A conservation team headed by the National Technical University of Athens working on a restoration project of the Holy Edicule, the shrine that surrounds the stone tomb believed to belong to Christ, peeled back marble slabs dating back to at last 1555 AD covering the original...