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Neanderthals Were the World’s First Artists

In the French cave of La Roche-Cotard, which has been sealed for ages, researchers, led by University of Basel archaeologist Dorota Wojtczak, uncovered something remarkable. Our distant relatives, the Neanderthals, were the world's first artists as evidenced by mysterious...

New Theory on the “Alien Corpses” Unveiled in Mexico

An extraterrestrial expert examined the so-called 'alien bodies' found in Mexico and suggested they might not be from space but something even stranger. Since their discovery just a month ago, the preserved remains have caused quite a stir around the...

Ötzi the Iceman’s True Appearance Revealed by New DNA Analysis

A fresh study looked into the DNA taken from Ötzi's pelvis and revealed a special code in his genes, which acts as his body's instruction manual. It tells us that Ötzi the Iceman from 5,300 years ago, had dark...

Three Historical Shipwrecks Discovered in the Mediterranean

An international group of scientists made an exciting discovery recently: while exploring underwater in the Mediterranean they found three shipwrecks which have been lying at the bottom of the sea for a very long time. The scientists also took detailed...

Archaeologist Tasked with Building Permits in Mykonos Brutally Beaten

A Greek archaeologist responsible for approving building permits in Mykonos was brutally beaten and hospitalized in the Athenian suburb of Kifisia last week. 53-year-old Manolis Psarros suffered a severe blow to the back of his head, broken ribs and fractures...

Record-Breaking Dinosaur Footprint Appears on the English Coast

Travel back in time to the Jurassic Period and discover an incredible find on England's Yorkshire coast: the largest footprint of its kind ever discovered. An impressive 80 centimeters long, this fossil belonged to a giant meat-eating dinosaur 166...

Philhellenes: Modern Era Guardians of Greece Abroad

Greece honored acclaimed US philhellenes, archaeologists Sharon Stocker, Jack Davis and Charles Williams on Philhellenism Day on Monday.

Alexander Cambitoglou, First Greek University Professor in Australia, Dies at 97

Professor Alexander Cambitoglou, who became the first person of Greek background to be named a university professor in Australia in 1963, passed away at the age of 97 last week. The Greek-born archaeologist was the founder of the Australian Archaeological...

Meet the Greek Archaeologist Chasing Looted Antiquities but Shunned by Greece

Christos Tsirogiannis, a forensic archaeologist from Greece who has discovered and reported numerous cases of looted ancient artifacts in Greece and abroad, speaks of his disappointment that his beloved country has shown "zero cooperation" with him. In an exclusive interview...

Greek Archaeologist Discovers Ancient Buildings in Alexandria, Egypt

Greek archaeologist Kalliopi Papakostas has discovered ancient buildings and a bridge in the Shalallat Gardens area in Alexandria, Egypt. According to the Athens Macedonia News Agency, excavations in the area had started 21 years ago. Now archaeologists have discovered a...