The site has been identified by epigraphic finds that mention the name of the ancient city, and references made by ancient Greek geographers Pausanias and Strabo.
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The centuries-old tree at the site where the father of western medicine once taught his students is suffering problems due to its extreme age.
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.
The Bronze Age grave uncovered by archaeologists is the size of a small house and had remained untouched by grave robbers, preserving its contents.
While some statues sustained minor damage, a sound earthquake plan appears to have averted any major losses from the strong tremor.
Treasures from the exhibition Cycladic Society 5,000 Years Ago on display through December 31.
In May underwater archaeologists mapped an ancient breakwater and discovered several shipwrecks shedding new light on Delos' role in trade in the Mediterranean.
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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