Ancient Greek Cities
Thousands of Ancient Items Discovered at Kythnos Island, Greece
Thousands of items have been uncovered at the Kythnos archaeological site, an ancient city located in what is today called Vryokastro. The excavations were carried out at several points of interest on the ancient acropolis of Kythnos; namely, a temple...
7 Cities in Turkey of Great Greek Heritage
In today’s land of Asia Minor, cradle of ancient Greek scientific and philosophical thought, visitors still find the remnants of a great past.
The Ten Oldest Inhabited Cities in Greece
Many of the oldest inhabited cities in Greece are still standing against all odds. They have survived to this day to narrate the history of Ancient Greece and confirm its influence in Western civilization. In these cities, one finds...
Roman-Era Iron Mask Found in Ancient City of Hadrianopouli
An 1,800-year-old iron mask from the ancient city of Hadrianopouli, Greece was discovered by archaeologists working a dig there this past Summer. Announced on Monday, the discovery of the iron mask was a revelation to the archaeologists, who have been...
Ancient Greek City of Paestum First Site to Open as Italy Eases Lockdown
The towering Greek temple complex at Paestum near Naples became the first Italian archaeological site to reopen to tourists after the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Even before the iconic sites of the Colosseum and Pompeii, this ancient Greek colony dating back...
Skull Found at Ancient Greek City Shows Neurosurgery Performed 2,200 Years Ago
Archaeologists carrying out excavations in the ancient city of Euromus in Turkey's southern Mugla province found a skull with marks indicating that neurosurgery existed 2,200 years ago. According to the Anadolu News Agency the skull was discovered in a burial...
Ancient Greek City in Sicily Serves as Setting for New Gucci Campaign
Earlier in April, Gucci revealed photographs from its latest advertising campaign, which show Michele’s Gucci gang in various poses around the ancient Greek city of Selinunte. The ancient city was founded in the seventh century BC in Sicily. Alessandro Michele, an...
Discover Pavlopetri, the Underwater Ancient Greek City (Video)
Located off the Peloponnesean coast lies a secret treasure of antiquity: the ancient city of Pavlopetri. This magical city is thought to have been submerged due to a series of earthquakes which occurred around 1000 BC. Dating back 5,000 years,...
Archaeologists Find Ancient Greek Family’s Grave in Northwest Turkey (Photos)
The archaeological site of Assos is located in the north-western part of Turkey in the famous area of Troad, in the province of modern-day Çanakkale. Recently, a 2,300-year-old family grave belonging to 21 individuals has been unearthed by a Turkish...
Excavations in Turkey Reveal Six Ancient Greek Statues
Over the weekend, six ancient Greek statues dating back some 2,000 years were discovered during excavations at the ancient Greek city of Magnesia, which is located in the current-day Aydin province of Turkey. The statues, four depicting females, one depicting...