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Ancient Object in Greece Baffles Archaeologists

A bird-like statuette in Greece has baffled archaeologists, as its origin and what it depicts remain a mystery. It is estimated that the object that resembles a bird is approximately 7,000 years old. This has led Greek archaeologists  to name...

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port [video]

Archaeologists from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have discovered more impressive finds in Lechaion, Corinth. Greek and Danish archaeologists research the ancient port of Lechaion as they believe that in the...

Skeleton of Worker From 550 BC Found in Greece

A human skeleton was found on the uninhabited island of Despotiko, that archaeologists believe is the remains of a worker circa 550 BC, says a Kathimerini newspaper report. The skeleton was found during the restoration work on an ancient temple...

Greek Teens Discover Ancient Tomb in Zagori

Two young Greeks discovered an ancient tomb near the region of Zagori. Archaeologists were excited to find that the tomb had not been looted and they estimated that it dates back to the Byzantine times. The tomb was found right...

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Indo-Greek City in Pakistan

Italian and Pakistani Archaeologists have discovered large layers of an Indo-Greek city with weapons, coins and pottery forms, in Barikot, Pakistan, according to a Dawn report. Barikot was called Bazira in ancient times, a city captured by Alexander the Great during...

Return to Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Another 60 Treasures

The Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute returned to the Antikythera Shipwreck from May 22 through to June 11. The results were interesting, with part of a bronze spear connecting to the one that was...

Amphipolis Tomb Confirmed to Belong to the Era of Alexander the Great

Archaeologists and historians have confirmed that the tomb discovered at the Casta Hill of Amphipolis belongs to the era of Alexander the Great. A detailed frieze depicting a warrior wearing a distinctive Macedonian harness and the weapons of the dead leading...

Ancient Greek Clogs Discovered in Istanbul

A pair of ancient Greek clogs, dating back 1,500 years, were among the findings unearthed by archaeologists in Istanbul, Turkey. According to the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet the excavations on the site of Yenikapı revealed important finds, including human footprints from...

5 Major Greek Archaeological Finds of 2015

This year was eventful for Greece, especially in regards to the political and economic developments, however, a quick look in the past year also shows that 2015 was a year for major archaeological discoveries. The following list includes the...

Archaeologists Uncovered Evidence of a Coup in Ancient Greece

Russian archaeologists made a significant discovery while working in the ancient Greek city of Phanagoria, a city that used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Bosporous. The team found evidence of a violent coup that took place...