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Impressive Exhibition ‘Pompeii and the Greeks’ Opens in Italy

The large exhibition "Pompei ei Greci" (Pompeii and the Greeks) opens its doors on April 12, 2017 exposing the magnificence of Ancient Greece beyond its borders. The exhibition will be hosted in the arena of ancient Pompeii and curated...

Ancient Tower of Winds in Athens Opens to Visitors

After decades of being closed off to the public, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday that the Tower of Winds, or the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes, in the Roman Agora under the Acropolis will be open to the...

Mystery of Infant Skeletons Found in Athens Ancient Agora Well Solved

American magazine Newsweek, citing a study that was published in the academic journal Hesperia, recently reminded its readers of the unusual and heinous findings archaeologists making excavations in the Ancient Agora of Athens in the 1930s discovered. Researchers found around 450 skeletons inside an...

Exhibition: The Often Neglected History of 'Ottoman Athens'

It is a part of Greek history often ignored or downright hated by Greeks: an exhibition currently on display at the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece, tells the story of Ottoman-era...

Lego Acropolis Exhibited in Athens

A model of the Acropolis built with 120,000 Lego pieces is being exhibited at the second floor of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece , and has already attracted many young and older visitors. The mastermind behind this unique idea was Australian...

Stoa Poikile to be Further Uncovered

The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is all set to continue excavations at the site of the Stoa Poikile in Monastiraki, Athens downtown, which is of archaeological significance. The School had its wish unanimously granted by the...