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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...

Ancient Greek Magic Curse Tablet Found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists found a 1,700-year-old curse tablet from a Roman mansion in the City of David in Jerusalem. A magician named Kyrilla had written in the tablet curses in Greek, for a man named Lennys. The mansion, which is being excavated...

Erotic Greek-Painted Vase Discovered in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have unearthed an Ancient Greek vase featuring an erotic scene during excavations in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. The vase was found on Sunday during digs which first started in October 2011, and target the fortress wall...

Tomb Dated Back to Greek-Roman Period Found in Alexandria

A tomb dated back to the Greek-Roman Era was found in Alexandria, Egypt. Archaeologists discovered the grave, which is dug into a rock and has a yard with columns in the center of the burial place. Excavations were undertaken over the last...