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Minecraft Representation of Ancient Amphipolis [VIDEO]

People in Greece and across the globe are waiting patiently for tomorrow’s press conference at Casta Hill in regards to the archaeological excavations taking place at the Amphipolis tomb. Expectations are high, since tomorrow, October 28, at 6pm, press representative Anna Panagiotarea is...

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...

Ancient Necropolis Revealed in Chios

Archaeological excavation of the area "Psomi" in the island of Chios, northeastern Greece, revealed parts of an ancient necropolis. The ancient Greek necropolis dates back to the 7th and 6th century BC. Archaeologists found earthenware containers sealed with stone, most of them undecorated while...

Five New Royal Tombs Discovered in Vergina

Five new royal tombs have come to light during excavations at the royal necropolis of Aegae, in Northern Greece. The Temenid burial cluster was found in one corner of the Aegae cemetery. Although looted and partially destroyed, the monuments are impressive...

Collection of Rhodes Artifacts in Louvre

An exhibition is being organized by the Louvre Museum that plans to bring together all the unique artifacts found during excavations on the Greek island of Rhodes and are now scattered in different European museums. The major temporary exhibition will...

Excavations in Izmir Bring Ancient City to Light

An ancient city with precious and unique mosaics has been discovered by archaeologists in İzmir’s Kemalpaşa neighborhood, a find dating back to around the late Roman or Byzantium period. It is estimated that this unearthed city is one of the...

New Excavations and Search for Holy Water At Orthodox Church in Ayvalik

New archaeological excavations are being conducted at the Orthodox Church of Faneromeni in Ayvalik, a district of Balekisir, under the auspices of the Municipality and the Turkish Ministry of Culture. The findings of the excavations at the centre of the...

Earliest Sample of Minoan Hieroglyphics Found in Western Crete

A four-sided red jasper sealstone is among the finds unearthed during this season's excavation of the Minoan peak sanctuary at Vrysinas, located south of the city of Rethymnon.  The whole area was officially announced and included in the archaeological sites...