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The Search for More Artifacts at the Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition Starts Thursday

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck will begin on Thursday, the head of the Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities Dr. Angeliki Simosi told the ANA on Tuesday. "The machines are being...

'Myths in Our Hands' Exhibit at Archaeological Museum of Delphi

The Archaeological Museum of Delphi hosts a sculpture exhibition "Myths in Our Hands" with works by Aphrodite Liti. Through a collection of eighteen ring-sculptures, the artist demonstrates the symbolism of jewelry as a talisman but also as a symbol of...

Ancient Tower of Winds in Athens Opens to Visitors

After decades of being closed off to the public, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday that the Tower of Winds, or the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes, in the Roman Agora under the Acropolis will be open to the...

Philippi's Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological site of Philippi in the list of the World Heritage monuments. The meeting will take place...

The Underwater Ruins of Ancient Naval Bases at Piraeus Harbor [video]

In 2010, a local fisherman guided a group of archaeologists to a favorite fishing spot he frequented as a child. He used to sit on ancient columns peeking out from the sea in the northern side of Mounichia in...

Weighing the Evidence: Is It 'Really' Aristotle's Tomb?

Archeaologist Kostantinos Sismanidis had a moment of revelation after 20 years of excavations at the site of ancient Stagira. Suddenly, it occurred to him that the structure he had excavated in 1996 could not be anything else but Aristotle's...

Archaeological Treasures from Amvrakia on Display at Arta Museum

  The Archaeological Museum of Arta is displaying never-before-seen finds from the region of Arta, northwestern Greece. Excavations in the area, formerly known as Amvrakia, spawned the treasures that are now on temporary display in an exhibition titled "Amvrakia, the...

President Pavlopoulos: Greek Veto on FYROM's EU-NATO Bid is Non-Negotiable

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that Greece's stand on the ongoing name dispute with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is non-negotiable. Visiting the Macedonian Tombs of Lefkadians, near Naoussa, the Greek leader said that those who dispute...

The Food of Ancient Cretans

The American anthropologist and archaeologist, Jerolyn Morrison, stated that 100 years ago, Cretans used to eat food that was more similar to the food of Minoan Crete than to the food of modern Greece. Furthermore, in order to demonstrate the...