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Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

The little-known site Iklaina on the Peloponnesian peninsula was a major center of Mycenaean culture; findings now indicate that it was the very first city-state in ancient Greece. Iklaina marks the transition from a world without organized states to a...

Gold-Lined Tombs Discovered in Ancient Greek City of Pylos

Two American archaeologists announced on Tuesday that they have uncovered two magnificent tombs at the site of the ancient city of Pylos in southern Greece, which belong to a period known as Late Helladic IIA, which lasted from 1600...

Acropolis in Central Greece Seven Times Larger Than Mycenae Reveals Its Secrets

Important architectural remains and movable finds dating back to the period of Mycenaean civilization were recently revealed during excavations at the Acropolis of Glas in Viotia, the Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday. The Mycenaean Acropolis of Glas, part...

Mycenaean Treasures Travel to Germany for Rare Exhibition

"The Mask of Agamemnon", Mycenae Over four hundred priceless artifacts, most of them traveling for the first time out of Greece, will be presented at The Schloss Karlsruhe Museum in a one-of-a-kind exhibit. Titled "Mycenaean Greece: The Legendary World of...

Haute Couture from Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations at Hellenic Museum

Haute Couture in Ancient Greece: The Spectacular Costumes of Ariadne & Helen of Troy at the Hellenic Museum in Melbourne, will bring to life the magnificent costumes worn by Minoans and Mycenaeans of Bronze Age Greece ca. 2000 to 1200...

Archaeologists Discover 'Masterpiece' Sealstone in Greek Tomb

University of Cincinnati researchers unearthed an intricately carved gem; or sealstone, which they believe is one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever discovered. The "Pylos Combat Agate," as the seal has come to be known since it was...

Warrior Tomb Treasure Intact for 3,500 Years Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including jewelry, weapons, bronze, silver and gold vessels. The Bronze Age tomb dates back to about 1500...