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Greece Opens Ancient Shipwrecks, Submerged Sites to Scuba Divers

Once-stringent scuba diving regulations for Greek waters were recently lifted, eliminating diving depth limits and allowing diving at archaeological sites and sunken ships in the seas around Greece. This latest loosening of restrictions follows the passing of a 2019 bill...

Intact Minoan Tomb Discovered in Crete (photos)

Greek archaeologists uncovered an intact chamber tomb dating from the late Minoan period near the town of Ierapetra, eastern Crete, the ministry of culture announced on Thursday. The tomb was discovered at a depth of more than 2.5 meters in...

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...

Altar Depicting Son of Hercules vs Serpent Monster Found

An ancient marble altar dating to the second century showing a nude warrior battling a serpent monster has been discovered by villagers near the Akcay River in Turkey. The carved scene on the altar is difficult to interpret. Considering the...

Archaeologists Uncover Majestic Mosaic in Northern Greece

Archaeologists uncovered another part of the majestic mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho, northern Greece. 90 square meters out of a total of 140 square meters have been currently uncovered and present the unusual - for the area...

Amphipolis Tomb Timeline: What We Know So Far About the Magnificent Ancient Greek Monument

This article gets updated constantly, as new findings of the Alexander the Great-era tomb surface from the Casta hill in Amphipolis, Greece.  The recent archaeological discoveries of Amphipolis have become known across the world. At first, archaeologists wondered whether Alexander the Great was buried...