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The Priceless Ancient Greek Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

In an Eden-like environment at the foot of Mount Olympus lies Dion, the sacred site of the ancient Macedonians.

The Mystery of the Infant Skeletons Found in Athens’ Ancient Agora

In 1938, archaeologists excavating the Ancient Agora in Athens unearthed a well filled with the skeletons of over 450 infants, along with the remains of over 150 dogs. Such a collection of skeletal material had never been seen before, and...

Rare Photos Show First Excavations at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

Rare photographs of the excavations at the sacred Greek island of Delos from the 19th Century have come to light in a book by French archaeologists.

The Moment Ancient Greek Masterpiece Was Unearthed at Delphi

Delphi, Greece, 1894. Archeologists and workers pose in front of the magnificent statue of Antinous, which was unearthed near the Temple of Apollo in the sanctuary at Delphi. The statue was discovered by a team of French archeologists, who in...

1,000 Year Old Pre-Inca Tomb Unearthed In Peru

Archaeologists excavating at the Macatón cemetery in Huaral, approximately 45 miles northwest of Lima, Peru, have made an exciting discovery. The National Major University of San Marcos announced on May 15th that they have uncovered a large Pre-Inca empire...

Magnificent Ancient Mosaic Unearthed in Athens, Greece

Significant hoard of antiquities were uncovered during excavations in Theatrou Square that were part of a project carried out by the Municipality of Athens. According to the Ministry of Culture, the antiquities were discovered in the southern part of the...

Hellenistic-Era Sanctuary Uncovered in Central Greece

Ancient Greek and Hellenistic era structures were discovered by the in the archaeological site of Skiathas, in Larissa, central Greece the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport announced on Friday. According to the announcement, the excavations took place in an...

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 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...

Ancient Aqueduct, Thousands of Hellenistic Artifacts Uncovered in Piraeus

Greek archaeologists unearthed an ancient aqueduct and thousands of objects and artifacts dating from Hellenistic and Roman times during the excavations for the expansion of the Athens metro line to Pireaus. Some of the artifacts will frame the permanent exhibition...