Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Cist grave uncovered in Nea Styra

Inside, three Burials in successive layers (a, b and c) were discovered and examined, as was one recovery of human remains.
A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

A 1,300-year-old wooden ski found in Norwegian ice

After seven years ago, archaeologists unearthed the other half of the 1,300-year-old pair on Digervarden Mountain in southern Norway.
Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Line and hook fishing techniques in Epipaleolithic Israel

Humans in the Middle East were using complex fishing tools and techniques by 12,000 years ago, according to a study.
The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The Jewish Synagogue of Trikala is ready to receive visitors

The renovation work resulted in the enhancement of the elegant stone building of the Synagogue.
Late persistence of human ancestors in India

Late persistence of human ancestors in India

New dating of an archaeological site in the Thar Desert to 177,000 years ago shows the use of stone handaxes persisted for over 1 million years in India.
The Benaki Museum is participating in the big Louvre exhibition

The Benaki Museum is participating in the big Louvre exhibition

The Benaki Museum is participating in the large exhibition of the Louvre Museum of the 200 years of the Greek Revolution with 100 objects from its collections.
More than sex: An expanded evolutionary concept

More than sex: An expanded evolutionary concept

New work from the Kiel Evolution Center suggests that somatic gene variations play a larger role in evolutionary adaptation mechanisms than previously thought.
Parthenon Sculptures: UNESCO requests the United Kingdom to revise its position

Parthenon Sculptures: UNESCO requests the United Kingdom to revise its position

Greece's just request for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures was strongly supported by the majority of the Commission members.
Hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city uncovered

Hidden neighborhood in ancient Maya city uncovered

The newly discovered structures provide game-changing evidence that the imperial power of Teotihuacan exerted considerable influence on Tikal, an ancient Maya capital, as part of a campaign of conquest.
Silver figurine, militaria and ceramics found in Chodlik fort

Silver figurine, militaria and ceramics found in Chodlik fort

Several hundred medieval fragments of ceramic shells, arrow and javelin heads and a unique silver figurine depicting a man have been discovered by archaeologists during excavations of a fortified settlement in Chodlik (Lublin province).
Are the tablets of the Dodona Oracle a “Memory of the World”?

Are the tablets of the Dodona Oracle a “Memory of the World”?

The positive response to the case put by Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni creates optimism about their inclusion in UNESCO’s "Memory of the world" list.
George Varoufakis has passed away

George Varoufakis has passed away

Since 1959 he had been dealing with ancient technology and particularly with metals and the role they have played in our culture’s rate of development.
The indigenous population of ancient Sicily were active traders

The indigenous population of ancient Sicily were active traders

A new thesis shows that trade was a big part of the economy for the inhabitants of the settlement of Monte Polizzo.
Prehistoric chocolate flint mine found in Kraków

Prehistoric chocolate flint mine found in Kraków

A 10,000-year-old chocolate flint mine has been discovered in Poland’s Kraków-Częstochowa Upland, the farthest southwest site of this type in the country.
Arrest on Kalymnos for possession of antiquities

Arrest on Kalymnos for possession of antiquities

The following were confiscated: An ancient stone hand mill, 3 clay amphorae, 32 pieces and 4 handles of different sized ancient amphorae as well as six pieces of clay vessels.
Under the light of Apollo: The Louvre in Delphi

Under the light of Apollo: The Louvre in Delphi

Minister of Culture and Sports, Lina Mendoni, opened the exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi in the presence of Jean-Luc Martinez.
Deep roots of the ‘Anthropocene’ can be found in tropical forests

Deep roots of the ‘Anthropocene’ can be found in tropical forests

New special edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showcases multidisciplinary approaches to exploring human impacts on tropical forests and their associated earth systems.
Two individuals were arrested at Athens International Airport

Two individuals were arrested at Athens International Airport

The two individuals were travelling abroad and when they went through control, the antique items were discovered in their luggage.
Earliest evidence of human activity in the Americas found

Earliest evidence of human activity in the Americas found

Footprints found at White Sands National Park in New Mexico provide the earliest unequivocal evidence of human activity in the Americas and offer insight into life over 23,000 years ago.
Virtual tour of the Achilleion Museum and the Diros Caves

Virtual tour of the Achilleion Museum and the Diros Caves

An initiative of the Public Real Estate Company in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Ministry of Education and Religions.
Ancient humans traded dogs for their usefulness

Ancient humans traded dogs for their usefulness

Thousands of years ago, Ancient Siberian societies that were thought to be isolated traded their dogs with outside populations, new research from University of Copenhagen finds.
Benaki Museum exhibition : Ceramics from Korea

Benaki Museum exhibition : Ceramics from Korea

The Benaki Museum Korean art collection includes just eleven ceramics made between the 11th and 18th centuries.
Rethymnon will acquire its Museum of Fossils

Rethymnon will acquire its Museum of Fossils

The municipal authorities of Rethymnon are organizing an exhibition of the full collection of fossils donated to the Municipality by the collector Paschalis Zisiou.
Fifty-three gold coins found on the seabed of Portitxol in Xàbia

Fifty-three gold coins found on the seabed of Portitxol in Xàbia

The University of Alicante, the Town Council of Xàbia and the Valencian government will carry out an underwater excavation campaign to investigate the area.
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