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Greek Culture Minister Mendoni Slams British Museum Over Parthenon Gallery's Condition

Lina Mendoni, Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports, issued a statement on Wednesday morning regarding the condition of the British Museum gallery which houses the Parthenon sculptures. "The situation, as presented in photographs published in the press today, is very frustrating...

Colossal Amphipolis Monument to Open Possibly by 2021

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni visited on Friday the monument of Casta in ancient Amphipolis, near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Greece. After her visit, Mendoni described it as "a very rare monument of exceptional...

Greek Culture Ministry Plans to Reopen Old Acropolis Museum

Since June 2009 the old Acropolis museum, located next to the Parthenon, has remained empty. However, Greek Ministry of Culture Directorate of Museums approved the proposal to renovate and reopen the space. According to the Greek news agency ANA-MPA the...

Findings of the Macroscopic Analysis of Amphipolis Skeleton January 20

Greek Ministry of Culture said the results of the macroscopic study of the skeletal material from the fourth chamber and additional information on the geophysical survey carried out in the area of the Casta hill burial complex of Amphipolis,...

Greece to Propose Zagori for UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek culture ministry announced that it intends to officially sponsor the traditional villages of Epirus' Zagori district in northwestern Greece as a Greek 'cultural landscape' to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage list. The 'Zagorochoria -- North...

Exhibition on 5,000 Years of Greece Inaugurated in Montreal [Video]

A very important exhibition of Greek antiquities entitled "The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great" premiered on December 12 at the Pointe-a-Calliere Museum in Montreal. The exhibition presents antiquities that have never traveled outside of Greece. The 543 ancient artifacts...

Alexander the Great Coins Found in Amphipolis Tomb

Coins depicting the face of Alexander the Great were discovered inside the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, announced head of excavations Katerina Peristeri during a press conference on Saturday. Peristeri said that the coins are dated around the 2nd century B.C., the...

Greek Culture Min Sec Gen Mendoni: Amphipolis has a Wager to Win

The Greek Culture Ministry is looking for the laboratory and the scientists that will be responsible for the processing of the genetic material found at the Kasta tomb in ancient Amphipolis, Greece, Culture Ministry Secretary General Lina Mendoni told...

Amphipolis Tomb Excavation Ends, Labs to Determine Skeleton's Identity

Greece 's General Secretary of Culture Lina Mendoni on November 14, said that excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb came to an end and the skeleton of the buried has been transferred to a laboratory in order to determine...

Ministry of Culture: Hopes for a 4th Underground Vault in Amphipolis Tomb

The third chamber of the tomb of Amphipolis is the last one. This was announced earlier by the Ministry of Culture, spreading disappointment to those expecting a happy ending at the ongoing excavation and the mystery about the occupant...