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The Glory of Mycenae Where Early Greek Civilization Flourished

The UNESCO site of Mycenae is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. This is the area where an early Greek civilization,...

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete. 

Never-Before-Seen Minoan Artifacts Exhibited in Oxford Museum

Over one hundred Minoan finds which have never left Crete and Greece before will launch at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford on February 10.

Sacrificial Minoan Bull’s Head Unearthed on Crete

The elite society in Minoan Crete (3500 BC–1100 BC) evidently believed in complex death rituals and sacrificial ceremonies, particularly when it came to their...

Record Numbers of Tourists Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos on Crete

Record numbers of tourists have been visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos, according to the Union of Professional Tourist Guides of Crete.

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

Experience Knossos Like Never Before With a 3D Tour of the Minoan Palace! (Video)

Every year people visiting Crete stop by the ruins of the ancient city of Knossos to experience what remains from the capital of Minoan...

Life in Minoan Crete Dating Back to 27th Century B.C.

A spectacular BBC documentary presenting life in Minoan Crete was created to show the various aspects of the Minoan civilization which thrived as a...

New DNA Tests Show Minoans' European Origins

A recently conducted DNA analysis on the remains of Minoans' skeletons found mainly in a cave in Lassithi, Crete, suggest beyond any doubt and...

Crete Wants Minoans on UNESCO List

Crete  is still pushing for Knossos to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now preparing a new folder titled Minoan civilization, which will...