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Man Found Dead in Northern Greece After 13 Days

The body of a man who disappeared on December 4, 2014, was found in the Egnatia area of Evros river in northern Greece. The 49-year-old police officer had gone on a fishing trip 13 days ago but the heavy rainfall...

U.S. Calls FYROM 'Macedonia' in International Summit, Greek Govt VP Walks Out

Greek government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos walked out during a 60-country summit when the United States accepted the name "Macedonia" instead of FYROM on the list of countries that pledged to fight against the Islamic State. After the...

Integral Skeleton Found in Amphipolis Tomb

The new discovery of a grave made of limestone allegedly containing a wooden coffin with an integral human skeleton inside the Kasta Hill tomb in Amphipolis, Greece, brings archaeologists closer to solving the mystery of the person buried in...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a candidate for the UNESCO list of documented Heritage Monuments. According to archaeologists, the Derveni papyrus was...

The Politics Buried in the Amphipolis Tomb and Macedonia

As days go by and the mystery of the Casta hill tomb in Amphipolis remains unsolved, new questions and conspiracy theories arise. The "who is buried in there" has now become "why now and not earlier" in the minds...

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...

Inside the Amphipolis Tomb: First Ever Video Released

The first ever video footage showing the interior of the Amphipolis tomb and excavation site was released earlier today by the Greek Culture Ministry. The 2’.10’’ long video - from which many hours of intermediate excavation process have been removed - reveals impressive...

Amphipolis Tomb Timeline: What We Know So Far About the Magnificent Ancient Greek Monument

This article gets updated constantly, as new findings of the Alexander the Great-era tomb surface from the Casta hill in Amphipolis, Greece.  The recent archaeological discoveries of Amphipolis have become known across the world. At first, archaeologists wondered whether Alexander the Great was buried...

New Museum of Pella Hosts Wealth of Macedonian Empire

The Archaeological Museum of Pella was inaugurated on September 5 by Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas with the exhibit "Macedonian Treasures" that will run until September 30, 2015. The exhibition showcases valuable artifacts from excavations in the area, including royal...

AHEPA Condemns “Irredentist United Macedonia Map”

AHEPA Canada, one of the largest Greek organizations in the country, released an announcement condemning the publication of a map by the Toronto branch of UM (United Macedonians Organization of Canada) in the Toronto Star issue of July 31, 2014,...