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Gate to Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Magnesia, Asia Minor

The ancient Greek city of Magnesia in Asia Minor, now part of Turkey's Aydin province, was home to a spectacular stadium, temples, and other monuments; it has now exposed another of its ancient treasures—the gate to a temple dedicated...

Ancient Greek Amphitheater at Laodicea Restored to Former Glory

Restoration work on the 2,200-year-old amphitheater in the Ancient Greek city of Laodicea, located in the ancient Greek area of Phrygia, has now been completed. The mammoth task of restoring the ancient amphitheater was undertaken by Professor Celal Simsek of...

The Ten Best Ancient Greek Archaeological Discoveries of 2021

Archaeologists working under the auspices of Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports announced a spectacular discovery in January, which proved to be only one of many such fantastic ancient Greek archaeological discoveries in 2021. Amphorae from Kasos shipwrecks What they instantly...

Greek and Roman Statues Found at Ancient Greek City of Knidos

Archaeologists' ongoing excavations in the ancient Greek city of Knidos, located in what is now southwestern Turkey, unearthed five stunningly beautiful heads of Greek and Roman statues earlier this week. Made of marble, the statues were sculpted in the...

Archaeologist Says Sale of Ancient Greek Helmets Often Illicit

Greek archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, a veteran of skirmishes involving auction houses that often sell illicit antiquities to the highest bidder, is critical of Christie's upcoming auction for an ancient Greek helmet. In the past, he states to Greek Reporter in...