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New Secrets Unearthed at Minoan Palace of Zominthos on Crete

An elegant summer palace once belonging to the Minoan aristocracy at Zominthos on Crete, first discovered in 1982, yielded many more of its priceless secrets in a recent dig. It was found in this summer's dig that the original structure...

Minoan Palace in Crete Flooded After Heavy Rainfall

The ancient workshops excavated in the Malia palace complex, in northeast Crete, have been flooded after heavy rain in the area this week, the Culture Ministry said on Wednesday, with underground pipes unable to channel water away from a...

After the Lockdown, Go Off the Beaten Path in Galatas

The Greek government plans to reopen all the archeological sites in the country on May 18, 2020 – and new social distancing rules during visiting hours will apply. But remote sites, such as the Minoan Palace of Galatas, some...

BBC Highlights the Fascinating Beasts of Ancient Greece

In an article titled “The fantastical beasts on ancient Greece,” published in its Culture section, BBC news website focused on a darker side of Greek art and more specifically on the fearsome creatures that were commonly depicted in...