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Greek Archaeological Discoveries Ranked Among the Most Important of 2016

Two Greek archaeological finds are included in the list of the top 10 most important discoveries in the world for 2016 according to Archaeology magazine. The remains of 80 men shackled together at the wrists in a mass grave at...

Vlochos 'Lost City Ruins' Discovered 200 Years Ago, Archaeologists Clarify

Responding to press articles about the discovery of a 'lost' ancient city in the Vlochos area of Thessaly, archaeologists working on the Vlochos Archaeological Project (VLAP) on Tuesday posted a press release clarifying that the remains in the area...

Anti-depressant Medicine Dating Back 1,300 Years Discovered in Ancient Greek City

It seems that even back in the ancient times people were prone to depression as archaeological finds from the Ancient Greek city of Bathonea, located on the banks of Küçükçekmece Lake in Turkey has revealed. The city of Bathonea dates back to...

Crowd Funding Campaign to Restore Ancient Theater of Cassope Aims at Raising €80,000

A non-profit organization has partnered with the National Bank of Greece (NBG) to launch a crowd funding campaign to conduct a restoration of the ancient theater of Cassope, located in Epirus, western Greece. Using the bank’s crowd funding platform at...

Did Ancient Greeks Help Create Famous Chinese Terracotta Warriors?

New studies regarding the 8,000 statues that guard the mausoleum of the First Emperor of China reveal that they were most likely created under the guidance of an Ancient Greek sculptor and were influenced by statues from Ancient Greece. The...

Greek Police Bust Gang Trafficking Ancient Relics

The AFP has reported that a gang of antique smugglers was busted by the Greek police on Tuesday. Thus far, following a nationwide raid Greek police have arrested 26 individuals in connection with smuggling antique relics. Of the arrests, six...

Greece's Griffin Warrior Tomb from 1450 B.C. Reveals Rings of Power, Mirror and Combs

Dr. Jack L. Davis and Dr. Sharon R. Stocker, a husband-and-wife archaeologist team at the University of Cincinnati believe that the trove of treasures discovered in the prestigiously preserved grave of an ancient Greek warrior in Pylos that they...

North Wall of the Acropolis to Receive Facelift

Greece's Central Archaeological Council has approved a proposal for restoring sections of the north wall surrounding the Athens Acropolis, which is in need repairs for safety and structural reasons. The repairs underway concern sections of the medieval wall surrounding the...

You Be the Judge: Is this Mosaic at an Ancient Synagogue in Israel Alexander the Great?

At the archaeological site in Israel known as ancient Huqoq, archaeologists excavated a mosaic of what many believe is none other than Alexander the Great. According to experts who have examined the mosaic, because of the fact that there are no...

Exhibits Reveal Underwater Archeology at Phylos' Castle

While in Greece you can visit the compound of the Ottoman Fortress of Pylos (Niokastro), where you will see Greece's first museum of underwater archaeology in Messenia, Peloponnese region. The place to visit is the renovated and restored Pasha's building,...