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Greek Necropolis Outside Naples to Open to Visitors for First Time Ever

A spectacular Greek necropolis complex at Sanita, just outside Naples, will open to the public later this year, when the world will finally be able to see the stunning tombs that were carved into the volcanic tufa rock by...

Mycenaean Bronze Swords Uncovered in Greek Tomb

Three bronze swords dating back to the Mycenaean civilization were discovered recently near the city of Aegio, in the Peloponnese. The swords, among other finds, were found in an ancient tomb, dating back to the 12th to 11th century...

Kerameikos: From Potters’ Quarter to Greece’s Largest Necropolis

Kerameikos is the name of an Athenian demo formerly known as the potters' quarter, today the largest necropolis in 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.

Ancient Greek Necropolis in Croatia Dates Back to Fourth Century AD

The gardens of a seventeenth-century Croatian palace were the setting for an ancient necropolis, where human remains were found in pithoi.

Utilities Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Necropolis in Gela, Sicily

An important archaeological discovery was made recently in the town of Gela, in southern Sicily, Italy. While local public utilities workers from of Gela were digging up the streets of the town to lay down new cables for the area's...

Shackled Skeletons from Ancient Greece to Get Underground Display

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) on Tuesday announced that they have decided to construct an underground "shell" which will permanently protect and display the 80 skeletons discovered in 2016 in a mass grave in an ancient Greek cemetery, south...

New Ancient Sarcophagi Discovered in Bursa, Turkey Could Mean Area Is Necropolis From Late Antiquity Period

An olive grove in Bursa, Turkey has revealed what experts are hoping is just the beginning to a treasure trove of ancient Greek archaeology. In an area where previous items have been discovered, experts have now reported that three ancient...

Ancient Greeks Feared Zombies

According to deviant burials unearthed at the necropolis of Greek colony Passo Mariano in Sicily, Italy, modern Greeks are not the first generation to fear the walking dead. According to the unique graves that were unearthed in the ancient cemetery, ancient Greeks feared...

New Archaeological Findings in Vergina, Northern Greece

Clay figurines and other important findings were unearthed by archaeologists in the Tsakiridis section in the center of the ancient Greek city Aegae in Vergina, northern Greece. The artifacts were presented as part of the Archaeological Conference on the...