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Five Shipwrecks Discovered During New Explorations off Kasos Island

Five different shipwrecks which have already revealed important findings were discovered recently off the coast of Kasos Island in Greece's Aegean Sea. During the exploration, which was funded by the Kasos Association of New York and was supported by the...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis Tripontikias, the author of the book "Shipwrecks in the Greek Seas 1830-1951" says that Greece...

58 Ancient Shipwrecks Found in Greece 'Among Top Archaeological Discoveries of the Century' (video)

Greek and foreign scientists are really excited with the surprising discoveries in the archipelago of the Greek island of Fournoi. At least 58 shipwrecks, most of them dating back to the ancient, Roman and Byzantine times, were found under the...

Eight New Shipwrecks Discovered During Underwater Exploration Near Fournoi

SThe remains of eight shipwrecks from periods spanning the Classical ancient Greece to the first half of the 20th century were discovered in an underwater exploration conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities in the Fournoi archipelago in the...

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical Yet Uknown Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abound throughout Greece, and Lichadonisia is no exception. The enticing and magical tales of the creation of this island complex located north-east of Euboea, in the North Euboea Gulf only adds to the allure of...

Kea Shipwrecks Celebrate Centenary and Promote Diving Tourism [Video]

In November 1916, two ships were wrecked off the coast of Kea, a Cycladic island in the Aegean. The Municipality of Kea and the Friends of Kea Society are casting the spotlight with a program of events aimed at...

Police Forensic Science Uncovers Ancient DNA from Greek Shipwrecks

The analysis of ancient DNA is a new and powerful method for today's scientists to understand more about life thousands of years ago, according to an International Business Times UK report. Ancient Greek shipwrecks can provide valuable information of how...

Archaeological Scuba Diving Sites Pinpointed in Southern Evia Gulf

A unique 'archaeological' scuba park off Attica prefecture's eastern coast -- the southern Evoikos Gulf -- will feature 26 well-preserved underwater shipwrecks. The initiative to showcase the underwater attractions is envisioned in an agreement reached on Wednesday between Attica...