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Tombs with Death Certificates in Greek Discovered in Egypt

A total of 85 tombs with death certificates written in Greek letters were unearthed in the southern Egyptian province of Sohag, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said Wednesday. The tombs date back to the period from the Old Kingdom...

Ancient Greek Town Unearthed Near Grevena, Northern Greece

The remnants of an ancient Greek town, including public buildings and grave sites, have been located at a site near the town of Grevena in northern Greece. Artifacts from the site date all the way from the sixth century BC...

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...

Scientists to Re-examine Bones Found in Vergina Royal Tombs

Scientists from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will re-examine the bones that were discovered in the in Aigai royal tombs in Vergina, Macedonia, after the approval of a new contract between the University, the Regional Authorities of Central Macedonia and...

Mycenaean Tombs Discovered in Nemea Excavations

New burial monuments were unearthed and studied during the second period of the ongoing excavation in Nemea, which was completed on July 29, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture. Two chamber tombs have been discovered at the Mycenaean cemetery...

Five New Royal Tombs Discovered in Vergina

Five new royal tombs have come to light during excavations at the royal necropolis of Aegae, in Northern Greece. The Temenid burial cluster was found in one corner of the Aegae cemetery. Although looted and partially destroyed, the monuments are impressive...

Mycenaean Tomb Unearthed on Ionian Sea Islet

Something of great scientific, historical, and cultural importance has been recently unearthed by archaeologists Southeast of the island of Lefkada. Excavations in the region of Kefali over the past two years unearthed a Mycenaean-era tomb. Archaeologists believe that they have...