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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...

Greek Ministry of Culture Certifies Two Piraeus Bank Foundation Museums

The Greek Ministry of Culture certified two museums in the Piraeus Bank Foundation thematic museums network, the Rooftile & Brickworks Museum in Volos and the Environment Museum of Stymphalia in the region of Corinthia, on Monday. Lina Mendoni, Greek Minister...

Archaeologists Blast Decision to Cement Sections of the Acropolis

Archaeologists have severely criticized the decision of the Ministry of Culture to cement several parts of the Acropolis archaeological site, stirring reactions on social media as well. Pictures of cemented Acropolis are circulating on social media and receiving negative comments. According...

The Palace where Alexander the Great was Born to Open for Visitors Next Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture estimates that the palace in Pella where Alexander the Great was born will be open for visitors next summer, according to an Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) report. When the relics of the building which was excavated...