Ministry of Culture
The former leper colony of Spinalonga just off the coast of Crete is being restored to create exhibition spaces, the Greek Culture Ministry announced recently. The restoration of the buildings of the Leprosy Hospital is part of the ministry’s promotion...
A 13th-century church and a cemetery were discovered on the Acropolis inside the ancient walls of Thessaloniki, the Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday. Among the ruins, the high altar of the church was uncovered as well as frescoes...
Archaeologists are studying ancient Greek shackled skeletons found at the ancient cemetery in 2016 in the port city of Faliro in order to understand the rise of the Athens city-state. Faliro cemetery is one of the largest such sites that...
The ancient Asclepieion at Trikala in Thessaly, one of the most important healing temples of the Greek empire, will be restored, the Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday. The Asclepieion, devoted to the God Asclepius, was the place where people...
Fifty-five Greek antiquities valued at over $20 millinon are to be repatriated after the announcement of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg
A video of lurid sex scenes shot at the Acropolis in the midst of visitors has caused furore in Greece with authorities investigating the incident
Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) has approved the restoration of the workshop of iconic ancient sculptor Pheidias in Ancient Olympia. Pheidias, who lived from approximately 480 to 430 BC, who was also a painter and architect, is the creator of...
The "Karpathos Lady" statue has been housed in the British Museum, but a petition was launched on Monday to bring her back to Greece.