Mycenean Era Tomb Unearthed In Central Greece Reveals Its Secrets
A vaulted tomb excavated in the region of Phthiotis, Central Greece, might hint to a yet-undiscovered Mycenean settlement.
The School of Aristotle: One of the First Universities in the World
A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria along the...
The Greek Island of Delos: Where Mythology and History Come Alive
When you want to escape to an Greek island which can transport you back to the times of the ancient Greek gods, look no further than Delos.
Santorini Boasts First Painting of Nature Scene in European Art History
The Spring Fresco found at the Late Bronze Age site of Akrotiri in Santorini is considered to be the first painting of a nature scene in European art history
1,000 Year Old Pre-Inca Tomb Unearthed In Peru
Archaeologists excavating at the Macatón cemetery in Huaral, approximately 45 miles northwest of Lima, Peru, have made an exciting discovery. The National Major University of San Marcos announced on May 15th that they have uncovered a large Pre-Inca empire...
Ancient Greek Coin Sells for a Record $6M at Swiss Auction
A rare ancient Greek coin broke records earlier this month when it was sold for $6 million at an auction in Switzerland. A private collector acquired the 2,400-year-old gold stater, which was minted approximately between 340 and 25 BC. It...
New DNA Analysis Reveals Origins of Native Americans
Scientists have conducted a recent study on mitochondrial DNA, uncovering compelling evidence of multiple migrations that took place between the Americas, China, and Japan during the last Ice Age and the subsequent period of ice melt. In this study, the...
Palace of Aigai: The Biggest Building of Ancient Greece
The palace of Aigai, known today as Vergina, is considered not only the biggest, but together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of classical Greece. Constructed during the reign of Philip II (359 - 336 BC) on a raised...
Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome
Greek culture was thriving in ancient Rome a skeleton discovered recently in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD, proves. The discovery was made in the necropolis of Porta...
Has Cleopatra’s Tomb Finally Been Found?
Archaeologists recently discovered an underground tunnel, which may lead to the long-lost tomb of the Greek Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, beneath Egypt’s ancient Taposiris Magna Temple. Cleopatra was a Greek and the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt from 51 to...
1.7 Billion T-Rexes Roamed the Earth Before Going Extinct
Scientists have revised their calculations of the total number of Tyrannosaurus Rex that ever lived on Earth. New research indicates that a whopping 1.7 billion T-Rexes roamed our planet throughout its history. Back in April 2021, a study published in...
The First Kiss in Recorded History Took Place 4,500 Years Ago
In a recent discovery, scientists have uncovered new proof indicating that our ancestors may have engaged in kissing as early as 4,500 years ago. The evidence comes in the form of clay tablets found in regions that now make up...
Ghana Asks British Museum to Return Gold
Ghana's Asante leader is urging the British Museum to give back gold artifacts that belong to his people. During his visit to the Coronation of King Charles, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II met with Dr. Hartwig Fischer, the director of...
Mummies Reveal Ancient Egyptian Children Plagued By Blood Disorders
A recent study has discovered that a significant number of mummified children from ancient Egypt had a type of blood disorder called anemia. This finding suggests that these young individuals may have faced various health issues related to malnutrition...
Pompeii Excavation Uncovers Skeletal Remains From Vesuvius Earthquake
Archaeologists discovered the remains of two people who were most likely victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD in the ancient city of Pompeii. The skeletons were found in the Insula dei Casti Amanti, an area of Pompeii...