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Ancient Greek Necropolis in Croatia Dates Back to Fourth Century AD

The gardens of a seventeenth-century Croatian palace were the setting for an ancient necropolis, where human remains were found in pithoi.

Ancient Greek Shields Struck Fear Into Enemy

As far back as the eighth century BC, the ancient Greeks had invented a large, round shield, or aspis that became an essential part of warfare

The Life of Heinrich Schliemann, the Discoverer of Troy

Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was a larger-than-life figure, discovering Troy in what is now Hisarlik, in modern-day Turkey.

Epidaurus’ Dig Uncovers Layers of Ancient Greek History

Recent excavations at the Asclepeion of Epidaurus have revealed the remains of an even older temple building found at the shrine.

Minoan Language Linear A Linked to Linear B in Groundbreaking Research

The ancient Minoan language known as "Linear A," long untranslated, may finally be deciphered with the help of the internet.

The Ancient Greek Oracle of Delphi

The Oracle of Delphi has become a byword for prophecy, and many of the glories of Delphi's architecture and art have survived to this day.

Statue of Woman Unearthed in Ancient Greek City of Perge

An ancient statue was unearthed on Monday in the Turkish province of Antalya, near the ancient Greek city of Perge. Believed to have been made around the year 300 AD, during the time of the Roman Empire, the exquisite piece...

Hundreds of Ancient Ornate Rock-Cut Tombs Intrigue Archaeologists

Archaeologists are feverishly uncovering and studying hundreds of ornate, rock-cut tombs carved out of a towering cliff in Blaundos, Uşak, Turkey - a city that was named after a commander in the army of Alexander the Great. Inhabited for centuries...

Byzantine Warrior With Gold-Threaded Jaw Found in Greece

A Byzantine warrior whose previously-broken jaw was mended with gold thread has been unearthed in Greece; new scholarship has revealed that he had been operated on using a technique propounded by the Greek physician Hippocrates 1,800 years earlier. Killed on...

The Rich History of the Acropolis of Lindos

The history of the Acropolis of Lindos in Rhodes is as old as the history of Ancient Greece, as tradition has Lindos participating in the Trojan War