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Spectacular Ancient Mosaic Discovered in Paphos, Cyprus

A spectacular ancient mosaic floor in Cyprus that was part of a Hellenistic period building is among the important finds at Kato Paphos.

Long Lost Temple of Artemis in Evia, Greece Reveals More Secrets

A long-lost temple dedicated to the Goddess Artemis that was finally discovered in Evia, Greece after 100 years of archaeological research is revealing more of its secret treasures. The temple was discovered by a team from the Swiss Archaeological School...

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission

Greece celebrates International Museum Day by offering free admission to all museums and archaeological sites throughout the country.

The Oldest Intact Shipwreck “Odysseus” was an Ancient Greek Vessel

The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75ft ancient...

Humans and Neanderthals “Lived Together” 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

A Drought May Be Behind the “Bronze Age Collapse”

Archaeologists have long debated the cause of the "Bronze Age Collapse," or when ancient civilizations all collapsed one after another.

Pompeii Skeleton Proves 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 that Greek culture was thriving in ancient Rome. The discovery was made in the necropolis of...

Rare Photos Show First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

Rare photographs of the excavations at the sacred Greek island of Delos from the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists.

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

The little-known site, Iklaina, on the Peloponnesian peninsula was a major center of Mycenaean culture; findings now indicate that it was the very first city-state in ancient Greece. Iklaina marks the transition from a world without organized states to a...

Neanderthals Reached Greek Island of Naxos 200,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals and early humans are now believed to have inhabited Naxos 200,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought.

Severed Limbs and Wooden Feet: How Ancients Invented Prosthetics

An early mention of an ancient prosthetic comes from the Greek historian Herodotus, who tells the story of Hegesistratus, an Ancient Greek diviner who cut off his own foot to escape his Spartan captors—and replaced it with a wooden...

Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

Stone Age Tools on Crete Show Man Sailed the Mediterranean 130,000 Years Ago

Stone age tool finds on Crete in 2010 indicate that man traveled the Mediterranean 130,000 years ago, and not 10,000 years ago as originally believed, according to Science magazine.

Ancient Greek Necropolis in Croatia Dates Back to Fourth Century AD

The gardens of a seventeenth-century Croatian palace were the setting for an ancient necropolis, where human remains were found in pithoi.

Skeleton of Ancient Woman Lying on Her Bronze Bed Found in Greece

Greek archaeologists presented never-before-seen discoveries from the Kozani region at an archaeological conference over the weekend.