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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.

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.

Mesmerizing Photo of Antinous Masterpiece Unearthed at Delphi

Workers pose in front of the magnificent statue of Antinous which was unearthed near the Temple of Apollo in the sanctuary at Delphi.

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...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

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

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...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

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

Twenty-Million-Year-Old Petrified Trees Discovered During Excavations on Lesvos

Two gigantic petrified trees, lying one on top of another, were discovered during recent salvage excavations conducted by the Petrified Forest Natural History Museum of Lesvos in cooperation with PPC Renewables. The 21- and 23-meter (75 foot) long trunks, from...

City Under a City: Metro Reveals Thessaloniki's Ancient Past (video)

The metro construction in Greece's Thessaloniki has brought ancient ruins from the city's life back in the 4th century BC to the surface. The excavation has brought to light Thessaloniki's central 6th-century highway, a marble plaza, a fountain and a...