Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Ancient Greek Derveni Papyrus: Europe’s Oldest Surviving Book
The Derveni papyrus, an ancient Greek papyrus roll from the era of Philip II of Macedon's reign—probably from the years between 340 and 320 B.C.—is considered Europe's oldest legible manuscript still in existence today. Its name derives from the site...
The Stunning Roman-Era Thessaloniki Mosaics
A stunning "Mosaic of Summer" is being displayed digitally by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, it was announced Saturday.
What to Do When Visiting the Greek City of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, the second largest Greek city, is located in northern Greece, in the administrative region of Central Macedonia and is commonly known among Greeks as the country's co-capital. It is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political center,...
Thessaloniki Exhibition Presents True Biography of Prehistoric People
The evolution of biological human history is finally recomposed and will be narrated during the "Ancient DNA: a window to the past and future" exhibition, hosted at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki through May 31, 2016. The Museum worked together with the Democritus University of Thrace not...
Historian Claims The Louvre Museum Holds Ancient Amphipolis Tomb Treasures
A prominent Greek historian claims that it is possible for the Louvre Museum in Paris to possess artifacts from the ancient Greek tomb currently being excavated by archaeologists in Amphipolis, Greece. The fame of the ancient Greek treasures allegedly hidden in the...
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki to Host "End to Antiquities Trafficking" Exhibition
A temporary exhibition entitled "End to Antiquities Trafficking" will open in April at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. The exhibition will run until September and aims at highlighting the sensitive issue of antiquities smuggling by showcasing stolen artifacts that...