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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...

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...

Massive Ancient Structures Uncovered on Greek Island of Keros (video)

Archaeologists digging on the Cycladic island of Keros in the central Aegean have revealed “unusually sophisticated prehistoric monuments,” according to a press release from Cambridge University’s Department of Archaeology. The report said that new work has revealed that the settlement...

Archaeologists Search for Ancient Theatre of Amphipolis, Northern Macedonia, Greece

Archaeologists will now search for the ancient theatre of Amphipolis, after the Ministry of Culture, the Central Macedonia Region and the municipality of Amphipolis signed a joint effort contract. The contract seals the start of research to locate the ancient theatre...

Haul Of Jewels and Gold Coins Uncovered in Ancient Greek City of Tenea

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered rare jewels, coins and other artifacts while excavating tombs in the ruins of Ancient Tenea, near Corinth. The haul; dating between the fourth and first centuries A.D., was uncovered while excavating a burial ground with...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Theater of Thouria, Southern Greece

Greek archaeologists have unearthed part of the ancient theater of Thouria near  Kalamata city in the Peloponnese, the Culture Ministry announced on Thursday. The first remains of the ancient city theater, which dates back to the 4th century BC, came...

Greece, Italy Collaborate to Preserve Ancient Mansion in Sea Bottom

Greek and Italian archaeologists are collaborating on a program to preserve an ancient mansion at the bottom of the sea of Ancient Epidaurus. The underwater conservation activities are part of a pilot training program for the conservation of marine archaeological...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in the waters of Ampelakia Bay. A 20-member scientific team was involved in the underwater research that...