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Greek Police Arrest Group Charged with Plundering Ancient Shipwrecks

Greek police announced on Monday that they have arrested three men on the island of Kythnos for allegedly plundering precious historical artifacts from ancient shipwrecks off the coast. The police said that they have discovered approximately 25 ancient amphorae (pottery vases),...

Early Byzantine-Era Settlement Unearthed Near Greece's Kythnos Island

Significant finds that include an extensive early Christian church and early Byzantine buildings, as well as monumental structures from a much-older ancient sanctuary, have been unearthed by archaeologists on the rocky islet called Vryokastraki, opposite the ancient city of...

Greece's New Archaeological Discovery: The Ancient City of Kythnos (photos)

The archaeological excavation that took place during this summer in Greece’s island of Kythnos unearthed some very important discoveries from the past of the island and its people. The excavation took place in the ancient town of Kythnos, where today’s Vryocastro...

Star Trek Fan Discovers "Spock Rock" on Greek Island the Day Leonard Nimoy Died (Video)

A Star Trek and Leonard Nimoy fan from Greece says he discovered a rock that looks like "the profile of Spock" on the Greek Island of Kythnos. He adds that he saw the rock the day Leonard Nimoy died. "While...

Spanish Yacht Family Rescued in Greece

The Greek coastguard yesterday mounted an operation including a helicopter to rescue a Spanish family of five stranded on a yacht amid gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea, the merchant marine ministry said. “We received a distress call from a...