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Ancient Treasures Unearthed Under Athens Concrete

Astounding ancient treasures unearthed under Athens, a great outcome from the recent construction work on Aeolus Street in Athens

Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Ancient Athens

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...

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

Sex Scenes Shot at the Acropolis Cause Stir in Greece

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

Workshop of Pheidias in Ancient Olympia Restored

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...

Petition Asks British Museum to Return “Karpathos Lady” Statue

The "Karpathos Lady" statue has been housed in the British Museum, but a petition was launched on Monday to bring her back to Greece.

Ancient Greek Necropolis to be Revealed in New Exhibition Site

$4.8 million has been approved for an exhibition space showing the findings of an ancient Greek necropolis under the SNFCC.

Zalongo Monument: Site of Cultural Heritage Marks Sacrifice of Greek Women

The Zalongo Monument, located in Epirus, Greece, was named a site of modern cultural heritage for the monument's 60th anniversary. 

Greece – Saudi Arabia Relations Strengthened By Cultural Partnership

Greek-Saudi relations are becoming even more tight-knit as the countries set the stage for a new cultural partnership on Thursday.

Police Arrests Man for Trying to Sell Ancient Greek Statue

A finely made 5th-century BC ancient Greek statue was turned over to the Greek Ministry and Sports Culture by the Attica police on Friday.