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Missing Ancient Greek Inscriptions Solved by Artificial Intelligence

Ancient Greek historians have a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool to help decipher texts, a study released on Tuesday suggests. Being a scholar in ancient Greek is difficult. The primary texts, on stone that may have been chipped and weathered...

Man Finds Roman-Era Marble Heads in Apartment in Greece

A man who recently purchased an apartment in the Greek city of Thessaloniki made a shocking discovery in its attic consisting of two ancient Roman-era marble heads. Along with the sculptures, the 35-year-old man also uncovered other items that could...

Silver Plate Showing Scythian Goddess Unearthed in Russia

An intricately-engraved silver plate showing a winged Scythian goddess was recently unearthed in Russia as part of the grave goods buried in the tomb of a warrior. Although the man's grave had been looted in antiquity, its roof had later...

Hundreds of Ancient Artifacts Stolen from Italy Have Been Recovered

Almost 800 ancient artifacts have been brought back to Italy after they were discovered to have been illegally exported to Belgium. The antiquities are worth as much as 11 million euros, and were found in the possession of a...

Archaeologists Urge Albania to Protect Underwater Greek, Roman Treasures

Archaeologists have warned Albania to protect from looters Greek and Roman ancient artifacts from shipwrecks off the country's coastline. According to a New York Post report, James Goold, chairman of the Florida-based RPM Nautical Foundation, a non-profit organization said that underwater...

Blaze in Central Greece Reveals Ancient Artifacts (video)

A blaze that was extinguished by firefighters north of Megaplatanos village in Central Greece has revealed a trove of ancient artifacts, thought to have been hidden there by thieves. According to a Ministry of Culture announcement, hundreds of antiquities were...

Artifacts Undamaged From 'Spray-Attack' at Vergina Tombs

No ancient artifacts have been damaged in any way, the Imathia Antiquities Ephorate announced on Wednesday in response to press reports about an incident at the Vergina Royal Tombs Museum on May 10, when a female visitor managed to...

Byzantine Museum of Argolida Opens in Argos

The Byzantine Museum of Argolida, is celebrating its opening in northern Peloponnesian town of Argos. The inauguration took place on Thursday as a part of efforts to increase the town's cultural and historical accessibility in order to reach out to...