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The Mystery Structure on Top of Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, dedicated the first among the Gods, is the most magnificent monument in Athens, other than the Acropolis.

Ancient Pillars Discovered at the Hill of the Pharaohs, Egypt

The ancient city of Buto in Lower Egypt is still unravelling its secrets as more discoveries come to light.

Tunnel Possibly Leading to Cleopatra’s Tomb Found

Archaeologists recently discovered an underground tunnel, which may lead to the long-lost tomb of the Greek Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, beneath Egypt’s ancient Taposiris Magna Temple. Cleopatra was the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt from 51 to 30 B.C.E. The...

Lost Temple of Poseidon Unearthed in Southern Greece

Ancient ruins unearthed in Ileia, Greece, have been identified by archaeologists as the lost temple of Poseidon described by Strabo.

The Magic Sphere of Helios, Ancient Greek God of Sun

The magic sphere of Helios, which is covered with strange symbols and letters, is believed to somehow be related to magic rituals. The magic sphere of Helios was discovered in Athens, Greece and has, since then, been tantalizing the archaeological...

Why Many Churches were Built on Top of Ancient Greek Temples

Surprisingly, many Christian churches were built on sites where ancient Greek temples once stood, and many temples were once used as churches at some point in history. In fact, the Parthenon, which is likely the most famous ancient Greek temple...

Ancient Greek Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Sinai, Egypt

Archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, authorities in Egypt said on Monday. In a statement, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said the temple ruins were found in the Tell...

The Spectacular Long-Lost Ancient Greek City of Thouria

The ancient Greek city of Thouria, located in the southern Peloponnese, Greece, thrived throughout antiquity, but was only discovered in 2007.

The Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Inside the Sacred Rock

Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Below the Sacred Rock The Acropolis best kept secret is a chamber below the sacred rock in Athens

Temple of Nemesis Discovered Under Ancient Theater in Mytilene, Greece

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Nemesis has been discovered in the ruins of an ancient theater in Mytilene, AMNA news agency reported on Thursday. The remains of the temple were found in the south entry passage (párodos in...