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Lina Mendoni

Acropolis Museum President, Dimitris Pandermalis, Dies at 82

The president of the board of directors of the Acropolis Museum, Professor Dimitris Pandermalis, has died, according to an announcement issued by the culture ministry and the Acropolis Museum. The career of Dimitris Pandermalis is full of top achievements in...

The Kore of Thera: Ancient Greek Masterpiece Brought Out of Storage

The Kore of Thera, an exquisite female statue discovered twenty-two years ago on Santorini but kept in storage since then due to lack of space, will at last be displayed at the renovated local museum, the Greek Culture Ministry...

Amphipolis Tomb Could Open To Visitors By End of 2022

The impressive ancient Greek monument in Northern Greece known as the Amphipolis Tomb could open for visitors by the end of 2022.

Archaeological Museum of Polygyros, Chalkidiki in Full Operation After 12 Years

The archaeological museum of Chalkidiki in Polygyros, has reopened for visitors after 12 years, following a one-million-euro revamp.

Greece Makes 11 Historic Wrecks Accessible To Recreational Divers

11 historic wrecks have been declared accessible for recreational diving by Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports

Fagan Fragment Permanently Restored On Parthenon’s Frieze

The Fagan fragment became the first repatriated fragment of the Parthenon sculptures to be restored on the Parthenon frieze.

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission

Greece celebrates International Museum Day by offering free admission to all museums and archaeological sites throughout the country.

Greece, UK Agree to Hold Formal Talks on the Parthenon Marbles

Greece and the UK have agreed to hold talks on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, UNESCO announced. A report from the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or...

American Philhellene Scholar Edmund Keeley Dies at 94

Renowned scholar, translator and philhellene Edmund Keeley passed away on February 23 at the age of 94. Also a preeminent essayist and poet, Keeley was responsible for many people's first encounters with the works of major Greek poets George Seferis,...

Stolen Greek Antiquities Return Home from New York

Fifty-five Greek antiquities valued at over $20 millinon are to be repatriated after the announcement of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg