The archaeology of Tzoumerka (Part 1)

The archaeology of Tzoumerka (Part 1)

Presentation of the study entitled “Archaeological interventions and research in the region of ancient Athamania and Byzantine Tzemernikon”.
Facebook as a communication tool of Greek Archaeological Museums

Facebook as a communication tool of Greek Archaeological Museums

Α survey on the best use of social media by Greek archaeological museums.
Archaeological Research in the Middle Haliakmon Valley (Part 1)

Archaeological Research in the Middle Haliakmon Valley (Part 1)

This pattern of occupation, which according to historical data was formed over a continuous period of over 1,000 years, emerged from the coexistence of a large number of settlements that differed in a series of parameters.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 6)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 6)

National museums as cultural and political structures have to survive and redefine themselves in a new social, political, economic and scientific context, but also to present the public with the changes taking place in this context both in Europe and globally.
Polish archaeologists in Egypt for fieldwork

Polish archaeologists in Egypt for fieldwork

The second season of fieldwork of the Polish archaeological project in Gebelein in southern Egypt has begun. The place was a very important centre in the history of ancient Egypt, but researchers still know little about it. During last year’s
The Post-Byzantine iconography of Crete and the Ionian Islands

The Post-Byzantine iconography of Crete and the Ionian Islands

Survey aiming to describe the materials that made up icons so as to trace possible modifications in technique resulting from Western influences.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 5)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 5)

Τhe concept of museums and collections as ideological fields of reference in the work of important artists of the so called Institutional Critique.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 4)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 4)

The present article attempts to map the professional progress of museologists in Greece, tracing the factors that determined their training in museology, their professional development, and the mark each of them has made on museology today.
The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The animal remains and zoomorphic figurines found at the peak sanctuary at Vrysinas open up a window to the Minoan world at around 1700 BC. They enable us to explore various aspects of the human-animal relationships.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 3)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 3)

Can a museological view and treatment of artefacts offer a new field of research and application of curating practices of modern art exhibitions?
The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The impressive number of clay human figurines together with the even larger mass of figurines representing animals, mostly bovids, place Vrysinas among the most important archaeological sites.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 2)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 2)

The university museum as a “third space” can support exhibitions that raise doubts and often subvert traditional interpretations or narratives.
The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The systematic excavation at the Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas

The excavation at the Vrysinas peak sanctuary was conducted from 2004 to 2011 and brought to light significant finds, mostly pottery and figurines.
Social transformations and historical time

Social transformations and historical time

Together with the study of material culture there is another area of interest in archaeology, that of the concept of time.
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 1)

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges, new relationships (Part 1)

A retrospective look regarding the genealogy of museology as a scientific field in Greece.
The Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas, south of Rethymnon

The Peak Sanctuary of Vrysinas, south of Rethymnon

Α reference-point of local significance but high symbolic importance...
Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges and new relationships

Museums and Museology in modern society. New challenges and new relationships

Introduction to an article series which will present current developments, needs and challenges of Museology and will promote its important achievements in and outside Greece.
Fish, shellfish and fishermen in Prehistoric Aegean

Fish, shellfish and fishermen in Prehistoric Aegean

The roots of the fishing traditions of the Aegean, which are still found along its coasts, are to be found in prehistoric times, from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age.
The wine magazine (Nestor’s cellar)

The wine magazine (Nestor’s cellar)

The palace of the Mycenaean king of Pylos is famous world-wide. The remains of the building correspond to one of the most significant chapters of Greek archaeology.
Romance between East and West

Romance between East and West

The conference Romance between East and West. New Approaches to Medieval Greek Fiction, organised by the Swedish Institute at Athens will take place on 27-29 November 2014.
Different perspectives on Ancient Greek and Byzantine Cuisine (Part IV)

Different perspectives on Ancient Greek and Byzantine Cuisine (Part IV)

In the fourth part of this article series the project “The Ancient Greek table” is presented.
The Bronze Age in Epirus (Part 4)

The Bronze Age in Epirus (Part 4)

The bronze objects of Late Bronze Age Epirus: tools and guns used on a daily basis by a “household” or “prestige” artifacts, which denote the owner’s power and authority.
Different perspectives on Ancient Greek and Byzantine Cuisine (Part 3)

Different perspectives on Ancient Greek and Byzantine Cuisine (Part 3)

Presentation of the project "Byzantine table" employing the “learning by doing” method.
The Bronze Age in Epirus (Part 3)

The Bronze Age in Epirus (Part 3)

A description of the finds related to the burial customs in Epirus during the Bronze Age.
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