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Audit Court Approves Budget for Excavations at Thessaloniki Metro

An Audit Court approved earlier today the disbursement of 25 million euros for archaeological excavations at the Metro construction site in Thessaloniki, Greece. This decision essentially unblocks the way for the completion of the biggest transport project in the city’s history....

Tomb Dated Back to Greek-Roman Period Found in Alexandria

A tomb dated back to the Greek-Roman Era was found in Alexandria, Egypt. Archaeologists discovered the grave, which is dug into a rock and has a yard with columns in the center of the burial place. Excavations were undertaken over the last...

Ancient Greek Murder Court Found in Athens

Part of the ancient Greek court Palladion, which tried murder cases from Classical until the Roman Ages, was discovered along with movable findings in downtown Athens. In the 60's, archaeologist Ioannis Travlos discovered another part of the court, including the...

Greek Sanctuary Excavated Near Lamia

It was a matter of luck that Greek archaeologists discovered a so far unknown santuary. Supervising archaeologist Maria-Fotini Papakonstantinou told  "The Times of Malta" that it has been "a race against time" for them to study and transfer the findings. Time was their...

100,000-Year-Old Art Studio Unearthed in Africa

From cave painters to Greek sculptors to post-modern filmmakers, humanity has always had its share of artists. Now, there's evidence that humans were making art thousands of years earlier than we thought. Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is a...