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Acropolis Monuments Enter New Phase of Restoration

Monuments at the Acropolis in Athens will undergo a new series of restoration works, funded by the NSRF’s "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020” program.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

EU, Regional Funds to Go Towards Further Amphipolis Site Works

A total of 2.5 million euros has been allocated for excavation and restoration works at the ancient Amphipolis site in northern Greece.

Greece Says ‘Independent’ Parthenon Marbles Story ‘Inaccurate’

The Culture Ministry stated that an Independent story, titled "Greece Offers Ancient Archaeological Wonders in Exchange for Elgin Marbles", is "inaccurate".

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.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

Greek Culture Minister Allots €2.5m for Kasta Hill, Amphipolis Works

The culture ministry in Greece has allocated 2.5 million euros for restoration works at Kasta Hill, the excavation site of the Amphipolis tomb.

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.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

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.

Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation to Host Antikythera Shipwreck Finds

The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus will be hosting “The Antikythera Shipwreck - New Archaeological Discoveries” exhibit featuring for the first time to the public the finds uncovered at the 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera.
Posted On 01 Dec 2016

Greece’s Ancient Amphipolis Site May Reveal Second Structure

Ongoing excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb, which has had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, may have uncovered a new structure.
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

More Shipwrecks Found off Fournoi Isles Fascinate the World

The number of shipwrecks found around the Greek island complex of Fournoi comes to 45 after a second archaeological research mission uncovered and documented 23 more wrecks during June 8-July 2.
Posted On 12 Jul 2016

Underwater ‘Lost City’ Ruins Near Zakynthos Prove to be Geological Formations

The remains of what was thought to be a lost Greek city found near the Ionian island of Zakynthos are instead a natural phenomenon, the University of East Anglia has announced.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Agamemnon & Alexander the Great bring 5,000 Years of Greek Culture to Washington

Five-thousand years of Greek tales celebrating kings, scholars, poets, and philosophers emerge through 550 ancient treasures in the “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opens on June 1 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC, and runs through to...
Posted On 31 May 2016

C. Macedonia Region Looks to Tap into Amphipolis Site as Tourism Asset

The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...
Posted On 26 Apr 2016

Nine Years Later Kythera Museum Up ‘n’ Running

It took nine years to get the Archaeological Museum on the island of Kythera back in shape and at noon on May 7, Culture Minister Aristides Baltas will hand it over to the public.
Posted On 22 Apr 2016

Linguist Sheds Light on the Mystery of Crete’s Phaistos Disc

A linguist may have unveiled the mystery behind the famed Phaistos Disc, a 15cm fired clay tablet uncovered in 1908 in the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age.

‘The Greeks’ Exhibit Takes Chicago

The most comprehensive exhibition to tour North America, The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great featuring over 500 ancient treasures - many exhibited outside Greece for the first time - has gone on display at Chicago’s Field Museum.

Amphipolis Finds Still Causing Stir

The archaeologist leading the excavation works at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, which a year ago had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, revealed last week, that the ancient tomb may belong to a close companion of Alexander the Great, Hephaestion.
Posted On 05 Oct 2015

More Treasures Emerge in Ancient Greek Antikythera Shipwreck

Dozens of treasures have come to light during underwater excavation works at the Ancient Greek Antikythera shipwreck, which dates back to the 2nd quarter of the 1st century BC.
Posted On 29 Sep 2015

Thessaloniki’s Caryatids Back to ‘Enchant’ at City’s Helexpo Fair

Thessaloniki authorities were very pleased on Wednesday, to welcome the city’s legendary Caryatids to their birthplace 151 years later.
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

Sparta Dig Brings Mycenaean Palace, Linear B Tablets to Light

Excavations near the Peloponnesian town of Sparta have revealed a Mycenaean palace dating back to the 17th-16th century BC as well as several Linear B tablets, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.
Posted On 26 Aug 2015
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