Archaeology

How One Looted Head’s Secret Return Led to the Discovery of Another

While researching the secret repatriation of one looted head, a Greek archaeologist was surprised to uncover the whereabouts of another.

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Archaeology

Digging to Resume in Ancient Athens’ Cemetery of Heroes

The Culture Ministry has announced a new round of excavations at the Demosion Sema cemetery in Kerameikos, site of Pericles' and other heroes' graves.

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History

Pollen Points to the Sophistication of Ancient Greek Capitalism

Ancient pollen reveals that farmers in ancient Greece turned away from cereal crops even as the population was booming. The reason? Capitalism.

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Archaeology

Archaeologists Discover New Sacred Building at Asclepius Sanctuary in Epidaurus

The discovery of a structure beneath the sacred Tholos building adds new details about the evolution of the healing sanctuary.

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Film

American School Short Film on Corinth Excavations Wins Award

The film, "Twelve Decades of Discovery" chronicles the ASCSA’s long history of excavations at ancient Corinth.

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Heritage

8 Ancient Tombs Discovered in the Peloponnese

The unearthed tombs have been identified as forming part of the western necropolis of the ancient city of Elis in the western Peloponnese.

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Archaeology

The Curious Case of the Head of Hermes Discovered in Downtown Athens

The head was found built into a part of the city's sewage system. A deliberate sacrilege? It wouldn't be the first.

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Archaeology

Archaeologists Strike Gold in Crete

The excavations of the Archaeological Society at Zominthos in Crete continue to bring to light important findings about the descendants of the Knossos dynasty.

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