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New Images Show 300-Year-Old “Holy Grail of Shipwrecks”

New photos of the 300-year-old "holy grail of shipwrecks" that is thought to hold billions of dollars in gold and treasure have been released. The massive Spanish San Jose, which went down off the coast of what is now Cartagena,...

Massive Marble Head, Human Teeth Discovered at Greece’s Antikythera Shipwreck

On Sunday, scientists announced they have discovered what they believe is the marble head of Hercules, human teeth, and a trove of other artifacts related to the Antikythera shipwreck in Greece. The Antikythera wreck is a Roman-era shipwreck dating from...

Greek Court Greenlights Removal of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities

The antiquities found during digs for the upcoming Thessaloniki metro system are to be removed, according to a court decision Tuesday.

Renovated Greek National Gallery Ready to Welcome Foreign Leaders

The National Gallery of Greece is almost ready to open its gates on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence.

Greece to Lend Artifacts to Foreign Museums for Up to 50 Years

The Greek Parliament is to vote on a bill which paves the way for the lending of Greek ancient and modern artifacts to foreign museums.

''Europa Nostra'' Group Demands Preservation of Thessaloniki Metro Antiquities

The reaction against the recent decision by Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAΣ) to temporarily remove the spectacular archaeological finds from Venizelos station in Thessaloniki's new Metro system is intensifying. This time, the well-respected European ''Europa Nostra'' Federation for Cultural Heritage...

Hundreds of Greek Artifacts to Be Exhibited in Korea for the First Time

South Korea's capital city of Seoul will receive for very the first time, hundreds of artifacts from ancient Greece for a unique exhibition which will open on Wednesday, June 5. The exhibition, called ''The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great''...

Ancient Trikala Settlement Reveals Amazing Bronze Age Artifacts

The last five years of archaeological research and excavation in central Greece's Petroto village, near the Trikala area, has unearthed a major settlement that dates back to the late Bronze Age. The archaeologists, led by Maria Vaiopoulou, the Karditsa Ephorate of...

Antikythera Wreck Artifacts Travel to China for Beijing Exhibition

Greece's archaeological council has approved an exhibition of the Antikythera wreck artifacts in Beijing's Palace Museum, located the Forbidden City section of the Chinese capital. The exhibition of more than 300 artifacts, including statues, coins and vases will be held between...

Turkey Seizes 26,456 Smuggled Artifacts Dating Back to Ancient Civilizations

Turkish police have seized tens of thousands of artifacts dating back to Anatolian, Greek and Egyptian civilizations, in its largest operation to combat smuggling of ancient treasures, in the past week. In the operation, dubbed "Zeus" and spanning four cities;...