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Will the Parthenon Marbles Be Returned as Part of Brexit?

Last year marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles," and as the United Kingdom grows ever-closer to completing its exit from the European Union,...

Archeologists Display Antiquities that Tell the Story of The Ancient Greek Civilization of Sozopol

Impressive artifacts from Ancient Greece found at the Apollonia Pontica antique necropolis in the Budjaka area of the Black Sea port town of Sozopol were on display at the 10th national exhibition called Bulgarian Archaeology, and the antiques on display...

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

Eight crates containing 33 archaeological artifacts and 600 coins, including some ancient masterpieces dating to the 12th and 13th centuries B.C., arrived at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens from Munich on Friday. The crates full of archaeological treasures were...

New Discoveries at Poseidonia Tell Us More About the Ancient City’s Greek Founders

The city originally called Poseidonia was established by Greek colonists some twenty-five hundred years ago, and was one of the most important sanctuaries in Magna Graecia (modern-day southern Italy) at that time. The city fell in the ruling hands...

Crimean Bridge Construction Site Reveals More Treasures From Ancient Greece

The head of Russia's Academy of Sciences under water unit, Sergei Olkhovsky, announced on Wednesday that part of an ancient Greek terra-cotta statue was discovered at the Crimean bridge construction site, TASS, the Russian News Agency has reported. The discovery...

Experience Knossos Like Never Before With a 3D Tour of the Minoan Palace! (Video)

Every year people visiting Crete stop by the ruins of the ancient city of Knossos to experience what remains from the capital of Minoan Civilization. Now, you can experience Knossos as it once was in its glory days, thanks...

The Top Most Stunning Photos of Snow-Covered Greece: From Ancient Ruins to Modern Cities!

This last week Greece experienced a cold snap that along with it, brought on something that not all parts of Greece are accustomed to receiving -- a snowfall that accumulated and stuck! From the islands to the mainland, there were...

Explore the Stunning and Pristinely Preserved Ancient Greek Ruins of Sicily!

One of the best places on the planet to see pristinely preserved ancient Greek ruins is Sicily. The island is dotted with Greek ruins -- some of which are integrated into the modern-day cities while there are others you...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much more influential and larger than previously thought. Archeologists already knew that Knossos was Europe's oldest city and...

Court Approves Plans to Keep Antiquities at Venizelos Metro Station in Thessaloniki

The Council of State on Thursday judged the removal and subsequent return of the antiquities discovered during the construction of the Thessaloniki's underground metro to Venizelos station to be fully legal and constitutional, dismissing objections raised by the Thessaloniki...