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Greek Tombs Discovered on Egypt’s Mediterranean Coast

The joint Egyptian and Dominican archaeological mission of the University of Santo Domingo unearthed 16 burials in the rock-cut tombs near Alexandria from the Greco-Roman era. The mission is directed by Dr. Kathleen Martinez and focuses its works at the...

Byzantine Tombstone with Greek Inscription Found in Israel

A tombstone dating back to the Byzantine era was recently found in Israel, it was made public on Wednesday. The Byzantine tombstone is circular and has an inscription in the Greek language. The message reads ''blessed Maria, who lived an immaculate...

Entire Fossilized Tree Discovered Intact on Greece's Lesvos Island

Greece's Museum of Natural History of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos announced recently a major discovery on the beautiful island of the eastern Aegean Sea. The Museum said that they discovered a massive and almost completely intact fossilized tree, which...

Five Shipwrecks Discovered During New Explorations off Kasos Island

Five different shipwrecks which have already revealed important findings were discovered recently off the coast of Kasos Island in Greece's Aegean Sea. During the exploration, which was funded by the Kasos Association of New York and was supported by the...

Important New Discoveries from Greece's Ancient Antikythera Shipwreck

Greece's Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Friday informing the public about the new discoveries made recently at the wreck site which once yielded the "Antikythera mechanism" off the island of Antikythera, south of the Peloponnesian peninsula. The statement...

Ancient Tombs Unearthed in Nemea, Greece Shed Light on Mycenaean Civilization

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday that archaeologists have discovered two ancient, unlooted chamber tombs dating from the Late Mycenaean period, (1400 - 1200 BC), near Nemea in the Peloponnesian Peninsula. The newly-found tombs at the Aidonia burial...

First Known Homo Sapiens Outside Africa Was Greek

A partial skull found in Greece is the earliest evidence of the presence of Homo sapiens outside of Africa, scientists have reported in this week’s International Journal of Science, Nature. The team of researchers dated the skull to about 210,000...

Temple of Nemesis Discovered Under Ancient Theater in Mytilene, Greece

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Nemesis has been discovered in the ruins of an ancient theater in Mytilene, AMNA news agency reported on Thursday. The remains of the temple were found in the south entry passage (párodos in...