Archaeology

Newly Found Clay Plaque Hailed as Oldest Written Record of Odyssey

Archaeologists uncovered the clay plaque featuring an excerpt of the Odyssey in Olympia, the site of the original Olympic Games.

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Archaeology

UNESCO Committee Discusses Return of Parthenon Marbles in Paris

A number of countries supported the Greek position seeking the return of the marbles from Britain including Argentina, China, Japan, Korea and Turkey.

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Science

Ancient Perfume Recreated for Archaeological Museum Exhibition

The perfume was created following ancient methods for the Countless Aspects of Beauty exhibition on now at the National Archaeological Museum.

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Science

Why the Mycenaean Civilization Collapsed in the Peloponnese

Geological analysis by researchers of the Navarino Environmental Observatory show how climate change doomed the centralized system ruled by Nestor's Palace.

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Film

BBC Crew Films at Sounio Following Archaeological Council Approval

Images of the famed Temple of Poseidon will feature in a new BBC adaptation of Le Carre's “The Little Drummer Girl."

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Film

Council Green Lights High-Caliber TV Series Shoot at Temple of Poseidon

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council had come under fire after initially turning down the request claiming that it would be too disruptive.

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Archaeology

Greek Public Leads European Peers in Importance Placed on Archaeology

A study assessing the importance placed on archaeology by the general public in 9 European countries found the Greeks at the top of the table.

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History

Mosaics Uncovered by Metro Works in Thessaloniki Belong to Large Roman Villa

The impressive mosaics will be extracted and put on display in the metro station of Agia Sofia, currently being constructed.

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