Greece Opens New Museum at Aigai, the Ancient Capital of Macedonian Kingdom
Greece opened the new museum of Aigai on Monday in the town of Vergina, which incorporates the entire archaeological site, the center of ancient Macedonian culture. The new museum unites the Palace of Philip, the royal tombs cluster, and the...
Vergina: Where Proof of Macedonia’s Greek Origin Was Uncovered
In Vergina, a small town in northern Greece, Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos found proof of Macedonia's Greek roots.
Discover Centuries of Greek History in Veria
Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the Greek city of Veria was the second most important town after Aigai in the ancient Macedonian era. It was also the third most important city of the Byzantine empire from the 11th...
Scientists to Re-examine Bones Found in Vergina Royal Tombs
Scientists from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will re-examine the bones that were discovered in the in Aigai royal tombs in Vergina, Macedonia, after the approval of a new contract between the University, the Regional Authorities of Central Macedonia and...
Restored Ancient Greek Palace Gets Ready for Visitors
Work is proceeding at a rapid rate to prepare the ancient Greek palace of Philip II at Aigai, in the Pella region, for public access in May, according to the Athens Macedonian News Agency (AMNA). With its walls restored to...
Archaeologists Search for Traces of Ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey’s Manisa
Archaeologists have started excavation works in order to unearth the Temple of Athena in the ancient city of Aigai, in the Yuntdağı region of the province of Manisa, Turkey. According to Hurriyet Daily News, the Temple of Athena, in the...
A 2000-Year-Old Road was Discovered in Western Turkey
A 55-kilometer section of a road that was built 2,000 years ago has been discovered in ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Aigai, located in Turkey's Manisa province. Assistant Professor Yusuf Sezgin, faculty member at the Celal Bayar University...