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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Heritage

Ancient Silver Coins Returned to Greece from Munich, Zurich

The coins, which were to be auctioned off, are now in the care of the Numismatics Museum of Athens.

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Museums

US Congress Members Call on UK to Return Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

18 US Congress members sent a letter urging British PM “to negotiate with the Greek government in earnest on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.”

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Archaeology

Night Shift: Acropolis to Be Illuminated by Brand New Lighting System

In the first major overhaul since the current system was installed in 2004, the Acropolis is about to be seen in a whole new light.

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Archaeology

Wildfire at Ancient Mycenae did not Damage Antiquities, Says Ministry

Despite blackening the famed Lion Gate, antiquities of the 3,600-year-old citadel were spared significant damages from the fire.

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History

An Ancient Temple at a Five-Star Location

The Temple of Apollo Zoster in Vouliagmeni, built in the 6th century BC, was once the most important temple in the Archaic deme of Aixonides Halai.

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Archaeology

An Ancient Shipwreck in Greece Is Now Open for Visitors

As of August 3, recreational diving is allowed at the shipwreck of Peristera, named "the Acropolis of sea wrecks," off the Aegean island of Alonnisos.

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Archaeology

Mapping the Ruins of Rineia, Delos’ Little-Known Sister Isle

Inside the latest effort to probe the mysterious island of Rineia, which, while a part of Delos in antiquity, has been far less studied.

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