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Spectacular Findings Uncovered in Santorini's Akrotiri Archaeological Dig

Significant new findings were recently revealed during ongoing excavation works at the archaeological site of Akrotiri, on the Greek island of Santorini (Thera), the Ministry of Culture of Greece announced in a statement on Thursday. Most of the discoveries are...

Archaeologists To Resume Survey of Famous Antikythera Shipwreck

The underwater archaeological survey at the Antikythera shipwreck site, which has been suspended since 2017, will resume in the near future, according to an announcement made by the Ekaterini Laskaridi Institution on Friday. The Institution is responsible for supplying the...

Archaeologists Discover Intact Tomb From First Century BC in Kozani, Greece

Archaeologists recently discovered an intact tomb dating to the first century BC in the area of Mavropigi in West Macedonia's Kozani region. The major discovery was made public by a statement issued recently by Kozani's Ephorate of Antiquities. "During the ongoing excavations...

Archaeologists Express Concerns Over Future of Hagia Sophia of Trabzon

The association of Greek archaeologists sent a letter recently to the Greek and Turkish ministries of culture as well as to the Greek branch of UNESCO regarding the state of the Hagia Sophia monument in Trabzon,Turkey. The archaeologists' letter focuses on...

Greek Archaeologists Claim Government Plans Selling Historical Sites

The Greek Ministry of Culture dismissed on Thursday allegations by archaeologists that a series of archaeological sites are to be privatized. In a statement it said that properties of archaeological interest are not for sale. "Our cultural heritage cannot be traded,"...

More Details of Minoan Palace Found in Crete Come to Light

This year's excavations in the Minoan Palace of Zorinthos in Crete revealed important information on the Paleopalatial period (1900-1700 BC). The findings of the excavation headed by the Honorary Director of Antiquities Dr. Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki indicate that the complex was a...

New Finds Reveal More of Greek Goddess' Sanctuary

Archaeologists have discovered new findings in the sanctuary of Artemis, east of Amarynthos in Evia, central Greece. The Artemis sanctuary was discovered in 2017 in an excavation carried out by the Swiss Archaeological School in Greece in cooperation with the...

Cretan Tombs to Give Up Even More Ancient Treasures

Ancient tombs found by accident in an olive grove in Ierapetra, Crete could be the beginning of an important discovery, as what looks like a third burial site has been found. As deputy mayor Argyris Pantazis told Cretapost.gr, the olive grove...

New Mesmerizing Archaeological Finds Discovered on Greek Island

The 2018 excavation works on the uninhabited Despotiko island in the Aegean have been completed and archaeologists are speaking of priceless new findings that tell more about life in Ancient Greece. Despotiko is a small island west of Antiparos, and...

Archaeologists Discover 2,200-Year-Old Ancient Greek Writing in Egypt

Archaeologists in northern Egypt have discovered a 2,200-year-old coin depicting King Ptolemy III Euergetes, said to be an ancestor of Cleopatra. The coin, which bears the image of the king on one face and his name in Greek along with...