Archaeology

Ancient Greek Sanctuary of Artemis Unearthed on Island of Evia

The temple, one of the most important on the island, had been described by the ancient historian Strabo but still eluded archaeologists for over a century.

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Archaeology

Newly Discovered Mycenaean Grave Reveals Nobleman’s Love of Jewelry

The Bronze Age grave uncovered by archaeologists is the size of a small house and had remained untouched by grave robbers, preserving its contents.

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Archaeology

Damage from Kos Earthquake is Limited in Archaeological Museum

While some statues sustained minor damage, a sound earthquake plan appears to have averted any major losses from the strong tremor.

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Archaeology

Ancient Cycladic Art Lands to Athens Airport

Treasures from the exhibition Cycladic Society 5,000 Years Ago on display through December 31.

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Archaeology

Shipwrecks and Other Archaeological Finds Discovered off Delos

In May underwater archaeologists mapped an ancient breakwater and discovered several shipwrecks shedding new light on Delos' role in trade in the Mediterranean.

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Archaeology

Milos Prepares Ground for Much Desired Return of Venus de Milo

The effort is spear-headed by the island's mayor who claims that the initial sale of the statue to the French was illegitimate.

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Archaeology

Ancient Olympia Acquires Newly Restored Monument

The partial restoration was undertaken to give visitors a better sense of the structures that once graced the site of the ancient Olympic Games.

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Museums

Renzo Piano to Design New Museum in Athens

Important finds from an ancient Greek necropolis will soon be getting a contemporary home.

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