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Stunning Statue of Hercules Uncovered in Philippi, Northern Greece

An impressive statue depicting Hercules from the Roman times was discovered at the ancient site of Philippi in northern Greece. Alongside the statue, a richly decorated structure, potentially a fountain, was also found. As stated in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture...

Discovery of Greek Inscription Reveals Home of Saint Peter, Apostle of Jesus

Archaeologists believe that a Greek inscription discovered in what was the city of Bethsaida, Israel, identifies Apostle Peter's home. 

Intact Ancient Tombstone Discovered on Riverbed in Western Greece

An intact ancient tombstone, dated to the Hellenistic era, is the latest discovery of archaologists working along the Arachthos river in Epirus.

Skeleton of Ancient Woman Lying on Her Bronze Bed Found in Greece

Greek archaeologists presented never-before-seen discoveries from the Kozani region at an archaeological conference over the weekend.

Hidden Byzantine Church in Istanbul Revealed in All Its Glory

A hidden Byzantine church and a holy spring were recently discovered at an excavation site in the Sultanahmet District of Istanbul.

Archaeologists Find New Treasures at the Temple of Artemis in Evia

Archaeologists have discovered new findings in the Temple of Artemis, which is located east of Amarynthos in Evia, central Greece.

Ancient Greek Necropolis to be Revealed in New Exhibition Site

$4.8 million has been approved for an exhibition space showing the findings of an ancient Greek necropolis under the SNFCC.

Ancient Salamis Reveals More Long-Lost Secrets

The latest archaeological discoveries on the historic island of Salamis, off the coast of Attica, Greece, shed new light on the life in the ancient city of the same name from the Classical era onward. The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities...

Archives, Possible Throne Room Discovered in Ancient Palace on Crete

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Thursday that a new storage room for valuables in Zominthos Palace, on the plateau of Mount Psiloritis on Crete, was discovered at the sprawling site during this year's excavation season. Supporting evidence for the Palace...

Major Archaeological Discoveries Made in Neolithic Site in Central Greece

Greece's Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Friday afternoon, regarding recent discoveries in a neolithic settlement that is located in Phthiotis region and dates back to 6,000 - 5,800 BC. The settlement, known to archaeologists as Koutroulou Magoula, from...