The culture ministry is set to announce an international architecture competition inviting contestants to present proposals that will make access to the Acropolis more functional and friendlier for disabled visitors and improve the aesthetics of the surrounding area.
The mosaic floor, recently discovered during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece, has been revealed in its entirety. "It is obvious that this is the mythological representation of the Abduction of Persephone by Pluto," an announcement by the...
The Caryatids of the burial mound at Kasta hill in Amphipolis, Greece, are standing on pedestals that are 1.40 m high and 1.36 m wide. The statues along with their bases reach a total height of 3.67 m.
By 30 September the Greek Culture Ministry will submit a nomination proposal to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) with the purpose of having the Archaeological site of Philippi be placed on the list of World Heritage sites.