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Rare Photo Taken on 1895 Athens Roof Terrace Brought to Light

This extraordinary photo of a group of people relaxing around a table on the roof terrace of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) building in Athens was recently released by the Institute. The DAI says the photo was most likely taken...

Ancient Greek Well Used For Hydromancy Discovered in Athens

The ancient Greek phrase "ΕΛΘΕ ΜΟΙ Ω ΠΑΙΑΝ ΦΕΡΩΝ ΤΟ ΜΑΝΤΕΙΟΝ ΑΛΗΘΕC" is written on the mouth of a well that came to light during the latest excavations of the German Archaeological Institute at the archaeological site of Kerameikos in Athens. The...

Headstone from 400 B.C. Found in Kerameikos

A part of a marble headstone from 400 B.C. was discovered yesterday in the area of Kerameikos in Athens, near the Acropolis. The important antiquity was found during excavations by the German Arhaeological Institute at Athens in conjunction with...

Marble Female Heads In Kerameikos Well

Two marble female heads, dating from the 3rd Century AD, were discovered during the works of the German Archaeological Institute at Kerameikos. The findings were revealed during the cleaning of a well, which belongs to a bath of the...

Zeus' Temple In Olympia Being Fixed

The temple of Zeus in ancient Olympia has been partially reconstructed by the German Archaeological Institute, a project officials there said is aimed at contributing to a better understanding and awareness of this valuable monument. Those visiting the monument could...