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Evia’s Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary Produces New Finds

For the first time, excavations on the Greek island of Evia have produced an inscription with the word “Amarynthos” found in Paleochoria, some 2km east of modern-day Amarynthos.

Nemea’s Aidonia Dig Reveals Two Mycenaean Period Tombs

An ongoing dig at the Aidonia site outside Nemea near Corinth, has revealed two chamber tombs dating back to the Late Mycenaean period (1400-1200 BC).

Thessaloniki to Welcome Greece’s Largest Mythology Theme Park

Greece's largest Greek mythology theme park, dedicated to the 12 Olympian gods, will open its doors in Thessaloniki in October.

Plato and his Philosophy Come to Life as Academy Museum Goes Digital

The Plato Academy Museum is now offering visitors to the ancient site in central Athens the chance to take a virtual tour of the grounds where the ancient Greek philosopher once made history.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates Six Years with Impressive Samothrace Show

As part of celebrations for its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will launch a series of exhibitions featuring archaeological treasures from small museums across Greece, with “Samothrace - The Mysteries of the Great Gods” launching the festivities on June 20.

Ancient Greek Cuisine Revives in Psyri District in Athens

Archeon Gefsis, an Ancient Greek-style restaurant, recently opened its doors in the Psyri District in central Athens and aims to offer guests a brand new culinary experience.

EU Commission Singles Out Ancient Athens for European Heritage Label

Ancient Athens, in the heart of the modern-day Greek capital, is one of 16 sites nominated to receive the EU Commission’s European Heritage Label (EHL).

Caryatids the Second Line of Guards in the Amphipolis Tomb

Two magnificent Caryatids were unearthed on Saturday 6, as the excavation in the tomb of Amphipolis, Greece, continues apace.

A Journey To Athens Of 1961

British Pathé, the world's leading multimedia resource, has released a newsreel documenting Athens of 1961 and takes us all on a journey back in time.

TIME: Can Privatization Save the Treasures of Ancient Greece?

TIME magazine recently ran an article that suggests for Greece to turn over its treasures to private companies. The country's culture minister has rejected any suggestion of handing over administration of Greek sites.