Calamos Supports Greece

Ancient site

‘Shrine’ in Turkey Turns Out to Be Tomb of Ancient Greek Boxer Diagoras

A 2,300-year-old tomb in southwest Turkey—once revered as a holy Islamic site—turns out to be the tomb of ancient Greek boxer Diagoras.

Iron Age House From the 10th Century BC Discovered in Greece

One of the earliest Iron Age houses in Greece has recently been discovered by archaeologists at Thorikos, an ancient village near the city of Lavrion, south of Athens. The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Göttingen, under...

Workshop of Pheidias in Ancient Olympia Restored

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has approved the restoration of the workshop of iconic ancient sculptor Pheidias in Ancient Olympia. Pheidias, who lived from approximately 480 to 430 BC, who was also a painter and architect, is the creator of...

Ancient Site of Pnyx Attacked by Vandals

Two individuals wearing masks over their faces are responsible for damage caused to the guardhouse on the ancient site of Pnyx Hill in Athens, according to the Hellenic Police. The two men threatened the archaeological site's security guard, forcing him...