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New Secrets Unearthed at Minoan Palace of Zominthos on Crete

An elegant summer palace once belonging to the Minoan aristocracy at Zominthos on Crete, first discovered in 1982, yielded many more of its priceless secrets in a recent dig. It was found in this summer's dig that the original structure...

New Pictures from Minoan Palace of Zominthos Released

Greece's Ministry of Culture has released new pictures of findings from the Minoan palace of Zominthos in Psiloritis, Crete. The underground palace of Zominthos which was discovered in the 1980s, revealed more  secrets in this year's excavation that took place...

Work to Repair Damage at Looted Zominthos Dig to Begin on Monday

Greece's culture ministry has announced that work will begin on Monday to restore damage caused by illegal digging carried out by looters at the Zominthos archaeological site, on Mount Psiloritis on Crete. According to experts, there are signs that...

Ancient Zominthos Brought to Light

The archaeological excavation on the outskirts of Pisloritis has revealed an important discovery. In the excavations carried out this year in Zominthos under the direction of the honorary curator Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki, a stately labyrinthine complex with huge halls, stairways,...