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Ancient Artifacts Found on Greek National Highway to Be Guarded

Construction work at Ionia Odos in Greece has led to the discovery of numerous archaeological finds. A few days ago, the Greek Infrastructure Ministry approved to carry out further work on the conservation or the removal of antiquities in...

5 Major Greek Archaeological Finds of 2015

This year was eventful for Greece, especially in regards to the political and economic developments, however, a quick look in the past year also shows that 2015 was a year for major archaeological discoveries. The following list includes the...

Archaeologists Recover More than 50 Objects in Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition

More than 50 objects were recovered during the underwater expedition at the site of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck between August 26 and September 16, the study of which archaeologists hope will expand scientific knowledge about the wreck and its...

France: Ancient Greek Jug Found in Celtic Prince’s Grave

National Institute of Preventive Archaeological Research (INRAP) archaeologists unearthed the tomb of an ancient Celtic ruler in Lavau, France. They were surprised to find an ancient Greek wine jug - decorated with images of Greek god Dionysus - buried in...

Alexander the Great Era Treasures Found in Israeli Cave

Cave explorers in Israel have discovered a small treasure of coins and jewelry dating to the era of Alexander the Great. According to archaeologists the treasure had been hidden by people displaced due to a war. The 2,300-year-old treasure is...

New Archaeological Findings in Vergina, Northern Greece

Clay figurines and other important findings were unearthed by archaeologists in the Tsakiridis section in the center of the ancient Greek city Aegae in Vergina, northern Greece. The artifacts were presented as part of the Archaeological Conference on the...

Despotiko: The Small Island Soon to Become an Open Museum

The small island of Despotiko, west of Antiparos in the Cyclades, will soon be an open museum, rich with archaeological findings. The Ministry of Culture is planning to make Despotiko an archaeological site that will be open to the public,...

Vaulted Tomb Discovered in Amfissa

A monument of great importance was discovered near Amfissa, central Greece, during an excavation project. It is a Greek vaulted tomb that dates back to the Mycenaean period. The tomb is 9 meters long with a deep vestibule and a circular...

Greek God Statue Recovered in Gaza Strip

A rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo was mysteriously recovered in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish almost immediately. The discolored green-brown figure shows the youthful god of Greece standing upright on two...

Souvlaki and Non-Stick Pans Invented by Ancient Greeks

New scientific research reveals that the ancient Mycenaean's, apart from being great warriors and excellent architects, were also very good cooks. More than 3,000 years ago this ancient civilization was using portable grilling trays for making souvlaki and non-stick...