Archaeology

Ancient Cup Given to 1st Marathon Victor Returned to Greece

The cup, given to the legendary Spyros Louis, was thought lost until new research traced it to a German university.

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Archaeology

3300-Year-Old Engineering Marvel Excavated Northwest of Athens

The huge complex at Glas is an engineering wonder, with a level of uniformity and planning unlike that seen at any other ancient sites of the time.

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Archaeology

Three Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered off Aegean Island of Kasos

The finds surrounding the wrecks include cannons, amphorae, stone anchors, and more.

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Archaeology

DeepMind’s Pythia: New AI Reads Damaged Ancient Texts Better than Humans

Put to the test of deciphering thousands of inscriptions, the new system beat the experts.

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Archaeology

Excavators Find Archive Room at Zominthos Palace Complex on Crete

A clay tablet resembling a ledger identified the room, which is only one of many discoveries made around the palace complex this year.

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Archaeology

Wind Park Development Reveals Ancient Site on Evia

Pottery and other finds were uncovered during survey work for the development of the site in the south of the island.

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Archaeology

Archaeology: Uncovering Homer’s Legendary Town of Iklaina

Just 10km from Nestor's Palace in the Messinia region of the Peloponnese lies another fascinating site - once a thriving city at the dawn of civilization.

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Exhibitions

New Greek PM Will Seek Parthenon Sculptures from Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has petitioned for the Parthenon sculptures to be returned for Greece's bicentennial independence celebrations in 2021.

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