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Athens Airport Launches Interactive Voting App for Reunification of Parthenon Marbles

Athens International Airport (AIA) has launched a new interactive application that gives visitors to the Greek capital the chance to express their opinion on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.

Amphipolis Dig Fully Uncovers The Pedestals Of The Caryatids

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.

Amphipolis: Not The Burial Site Of Alexander the Great

Greek Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas expects the secret of ancient Amphipolis in northern Greece to be revealed soon and feels that the tomb is not the burial site of Alexander the Great.

Amphipolis Tomb: Details Of The Caryatids Come To Light

The Greek Culture Ministry has released details of the Caryatids that were unearthed earlier this month during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.

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.

The New York Times Presents The Acropolis Maidens – The Caryatid Statues

The renowned Caryatid statues that stood atop the Acropolis for 2,500 years and are now the "star attractions" of the Acropolis Museum are presented in an article in The New York Times.

National Geographic Features The “Facelift” Of the Caryatids At The Acropolis Museum

The "new look" of ancient Greece's four marble maidens - the Caryatids - was recently featured by National Geographic.

The New York Times Includes Athens Among 52 Places To Go In 2014

Athens is a city out of an economic crisis and is making a comeback, according to the New York Times. The American daily newspaper has included the Greek capital in a feature that suggests 52 places for one to visit this year.
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Skorpios Island “Decorated” With Replicas Of The Caryatids

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has included six plaster statues of Greece's famous Caryatids to decorate the beachfront of the private Skorpios Island, which is owned by his daughter, Ekaterina.
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Free Admission To Acropolis Museum On 25 March

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday of 25 March 2013, entry will be free for all visitors at the Acropolis Museum from 9am until 5pm.

Acropolis Museum receives the 2012 Keck Award

The award concerns the conservation and restoration of the Caryatids, the Kore from the south porch of the Erechtheion temple, with the use of laser technology.

Acropolis Gets New Museum

The new Acropolis Museum, designed by architects Bernard Tschumi and Michalis Fotiadis, soon begins construction so as to meet the completion date of August 2004. Plans foresee a plain yet somewhat elegant building that takes nothing from the wonder of a first sight of the...