Amphipolis

Man Arrested for Illegal Excavation in Amphipolis

Found with a metal detector in his hand, a 68-year old man was arrested on Sunday for illegally excavating in the archaeological site of Amphipolis.

Airplane Falls on House in Northern Greece; No Serious Injuries

A single-engine airplane crashed into the facade of a house in the village of Proti in Serres, northern Greece on Monday morning; no injuries among the residents were reported. The 19-year-old pilot of the small airplane emerged with minor injuries...

Authorities Approve Restoration of Ancient Amphipolis Monument in Macedonia

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) unanimously approved a study on how best to stabilize, restore and display the Casta Hill Monument at the Amphipolis archaeological site in Serres, Central Macedonia. The study was approved in a meeting held...

Colossal Amphipolis Monument to Open Possibly by 2021

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni visited on Friday the monument of Casta in ancient Amphipolis, near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Greece. After her visit, Mendoni described it as "a very rare monument of exceptional...

Greece's Top Ten Ancient Finds of the Last Decade

Greece has countless ruins to visit and historical sites to explore, all of which are priceless archaeological treasures. However, some discoveries made in the last decade are so spectacular that they have forever changed our understanding of history. Here's a look...

Greek Culture Minister: Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis to Be Open to Public in 3 Years

Talking to reporters during the presentation of a new temporary exhibition on the Emperor Hadrian at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Culture and Sports Minister Lydia Koniordou on Wednesday noted that the Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis will probably...

Archaeologists Search for Ancient Theatre of Amphipolis, Northern Macedonia, Greece

Archaeologists will now search for the ancient theatre of Amphipolis, after the Ministry of Culture, the Central Macedonia Region and the municipality of Amphipolis signed a joint effort contract. The contract seals the start of research to locate the ancient theatre...

President Pavlopoulos: Macedonia's Hellenity Undeniable

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos referred to an excavation of major archaeological importance which will contribute to the understanding of the history of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom and will give us more evidence on the already totally documented Hellenity...

Culture Ministry Fails to Include Amphipolis Monument in EU-Funded Program

Greece's Ministry of Culture is making an effort to correct the mistake of not including the Amphipolis tomb in the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) EU-funded program for 2014-2020. Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou explained that there was a misunderstanding regarding...

Greek Archaeologist: Another Monument Might be Buried at Amphipolis

A second, much smaller, monument is likely to be buried at the Casta Hill tomb site in Amphipolis, Greek archaeologists believe. According to an ANA-MPE news agency report, there is the assumption that there is another tomb, west of the...