Pompeii Excavation Uncovers Skeletal Remains From Vesuvius Earthquake
Archaeologists discovered the remains of two people who were most likely victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD in the ancient city of Pompeii. The skeletons were found in the Insula dei Casti Amanti, an area of Pompeii...
Shipwreck Carrying Ancient Marble Columns Discovered off Israel
A diver discovered a 1,800-year-old Roman shipwreck off the coast of Israel, containing 44 tons of artifacts, including Corinthian columns adorned with ornate vegetal patterns. Although archaeologists were aware of the shipwreck's existence, they did not know its precise location...
Nikopolis: An Extraordinary Time Capsule of Roman-Era Greece
Greece plans to apply to UNESCO to have Nikopolis included on its list of World Heritage sites marking places of enormous historical importance to the world. The ancient city of Nikopolis located in Epirus the western part of the modern...
The Stunning Ancient Greek Mosaics of Zeugma
The Ancient Greek mosaics of Zeugma in Turkey are a true archaeological treasure that can be admired at the Zeugma Mosaic Museum, in Gaziantep
Ancient Swimming Pool in Greece Among the Most Beautiful Ever Built
An ancient swimming pool near Corinth in Greece is still regarded 2,000 years later as an aesthetic and engineering marvel. The swimming pool located on a prominent height overlooking the Great Ravine on the Isthmus of Corinth was built over...
Roman Port, Stunning Amphorae Discovered Under Sea Off Crete
Treasures from the Roman era of Greek history were discovered recently at the bottom of the sea on the Gulf of Paleokastro near the town of Sitia on the Greek island of Crete. The underwater research, undertaken by the Ephorate...
Ancient Monument on Greece’s Sikinos Receives European Award
The Monument of Episkopi, a Roman mausoleum converted to a Byzantine church on the island of Sikinos, Greece, was among the winners of the 2022 European Heritage Awards, as it was announced on Thursday by the European Commission and...
Man Finds Roman-Era Marble Heads in Apartment in Greece
A man who recently purchased an apartment in the Greek city of Thessaloniki made a shocking discovery in its attic consisting of two ancient Roman-era marble heads. Along with the sculptures, the 35-year-old man also uncovered other items that could...
Technology Casts Light on Methoni Sunken Town and Sapienza Island Shipwrecks
Technological advances used in the bay of Methoni, southwest Greece, and the northern coast of nearby island Sapienza have revealed more details about the geological features of the seabed and supplied further details about two of the known shipwrecks...