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New Museum of Pella Hosts Wealth of Macedonian Empire

The Archaeological Museum of Pella was inaugurated on September 5 by Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas with the exhibit "Macedonian Treasures" that will run until September 30, 2015. The exhibition showcases valuable artifacts from excavations in the area, including royal...

Amphipolis: Caryatids' Full Body Revealed-New Photos

The new discoveries from the tomb of Amphipolis in Greece, that keep coming to light, have caused admiration across the world. Photos released by the Greek Culture Ministry on Thursday show that the archaeologists have revealed the whole body of the two Caryatids that...

How Ancient Amphipolis Tomb Looked Like

The magnificent tomb of Amphipolis, Greece, continues to fascinate the entire world. Ever since the first images that came to "light" about a month ago, the monumental burial site was enough to provoke astonishment. This was only the beginning and it definitely hinted...

No State Funding For Archaeological Digs

The glories of the ancient past remain perhaps the greatest source of national pride in Greece. And in the past, the government could support archaeological research and digs. But the debt crisis and subsequent austerity budget has slashed the...

Amphipolis: Two Caryatids Guard the Tomb – Amazing New Photos

Two caryatids (sculpted female figures) of exceptional artistic value were unearthed on Saturday during excavations by archaeologists in Ancient Amphipolis Casta tomb, northern Greece. Specialists noted on Sunday that the new discoveries further support the view that the monument is of...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis?

By Andrew Chugg Author of The Quest for the Tomb of Alexander the Great and several academic papers on Alexander’s tomb says that in the recently discovered Greek tomb might be buried the mother of Alexander the Great. The recently discovered...

Greek Culture Minister Comments on Amphipolis

Greek Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas recommended patience regarding the course of the excavation project in Ancient Amphipolis, answering to journalists' questions on the sidelines of the inauguration of the "Macedonian Treasures" exhibition at the new Archaeological Museum of Pella, in...

Amphipolis: New Photos Released

A wealth of new discoveries is gradually being uncovered as the excavation of the Ancient Amphipolis tomb continues. The Ministry of Culture and Sports issued an announcement accompanied by new photos on Sunday. One of the latest discoveries revealed by the...

Amphipolis Tomb: All Circus, No Bread at Greece's Newly Found "Archaeological Disneyland"

It was Christmas of 1977 when Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos announced the discovery of the royal tomb of King Philip of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great in Vergina. Inside the tomb that no modern man had stepped foot before,...

Archaeological Discoveries at the Sea Bottom of Argolida

The research work of the Terra Submersa expedition at the sea bottom of Argolida, in the Peloponnese, is in progress. Starting from Eretria, headquarters of the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece, with intermediate stations in Piraeus and Nafplion, the...