Myrtis Does Montenegro!

Myrtis Does Montenegro!

The reconstructed image of a girl victim of the plague that hit Athens in 430 BC, killing 50.000 people (among them Pericles) , is now traveling to Montenegro
Chemical War in Dura Europos

Chemical War in Dura Europos

20 men, died in A.D. 256, may be the first victims of chemical warfare to leave any archeological evidence of their passing, according to a new investigation
The Highest Upper Palaeolithic Settlement Found at Pindos

The Highest Upper Palaeolithic Settlement Found at Pindos

The highest Neanderthal sites in the world have revealed Greek archaeologists working on the north side of the Pindos Mountains, around Samarina and Smolicas Peak
Thessaly, a European Cradle of Civilization

Thessaly, a European Cradle of Civilization

Thessalians were highly sophisticated during the whole Prehistory
New Parthenon marbles have been discovered!

New Parthenon marbles have been discovered!

Fragments of, at least, five "metopai" from the Parthenon were found incorporated to the Acropolis' west fortification wall
Archaeology in 2011 Macedonia and Thrace: great discoveries and financial strain

Archaeology in 2011 Macedonia and Thrace: great discoveries and financial strain

2011 and the beginning of 2011 are characterized by a general lack in financial resources which leads to the general poverty in archaeological activity.
Alexander the Great, Antiquity

Alexander the Great, Antiquity

Scuba diving in the sea, making primitive airplanes, fathering kids with Amazons, being a Muslim and a Christian and the child of an Egyptian Pharaoh at the same time, stealing Solomon's Wisdom and giving it to Aristotle, philosophizing with Indian naked philosophers... Who is it?
Zeus

Zeus

The latest
From Hercules to Alexander

From Hercules to Alexander

551 ancient artefacts found in the ancient Macedonian site of Aigai during the last 20 years will be shown for the first time in a grand exhibition organized in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
City of Palaces

City of Palaces

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Protecting the Dead Warriors of Paroikia

Protecting the Dead Warriors of Paroikia

Since 2003, when excavation work finished, little has been done to honor this place of ancient glory
A digital walk in the Ancient Agora of Athens

A digital walk in the Ancient Agora of Athens

The digitization of the entire archive of the excavations of ASCSA in the Ancient Agora, Athens, as well as the renovation of the Attalos Stoa which characterizes the site, is scheduled to start shortly
A Life in Chiaroscuro

A Life in Chiaroscuro

The life and times of Caravaggio, one of the most famous renaissance painters, is highlighted through a new exhibition in Rome
Zeus Lavrandios, Lord of Caria

Zeus Lavrandios, Lord of Caria

The results of the latest Swedish expedition in Caria (Turkey), at the Sanctuary of Zeus Lavrandios will be presented on Thursday the 24th of February the archaeologist Lars Karlsson at the Acropolis Museum.
Fieldwork in Iraq courtesy of the University of Athens

Fieldwork in Iraq courtesy of the University of Athens

Greek archaeologists, under the direction of Dr. Kostas Kopanias, will be traveling to Iraq in order to explore sites near Erbil (ancient Arvila)
A Greek archaeological team in Jordan

A Greek archaeological team in Jordan

From 2000 up to 2010 the team of Prof Th. Papadopoulos (University of Ioannina) uncovers an important settlement in Jordan
Myrtis as an inspiration

Myrtis as an inspiration

Myrtis, the ancient Athenian girl
Bronze Age Finds at Platamonas

Bronze Age Finds at Platamonas

An ancient tomb and pithoi have been brought to light recently during works for the new National Road in Platamonas, Greece.
The Mycenaean World through Wall-Paintings

The Mycenaean World through Wall-Paintings

A remarkable conference dedicated to Mycenaean wall-paintings took place the weekend past at the National Research Institute, Greece.
IMEakia Rock Europe

IMEakia Rock Europe

The IME (Foundation of Hellenic World) website for kids - IMEakia- won Best Children Online Content European award
Myth Through Coins

Myth Through Coins

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece agreed to the materialization of a double exhibition by National Archaeological Museum Athens (EAM), the Numismatics Museum and Alpha Bank based on the respective institutions
A modern port on an ancient one in Aegina, Greece.

A modern port on an ancient one in Aegina, Greece.

The decision of the Central Archaeological Council of Greece to agree on the construction of a jetty at the Aegina Port has made furious archaeologists and friends of cultural heritage alike
Important cemetery under threat

Important cemetery under threat

A cemetery which came to light through rescue excavations in Lithochori, Kavala is under threat
The disappearance of

The disappearance of

The upper part of a funerary stele formerly in the necropolis of ancient Ambracia was declared missing a month ago by the police authorities in Arta, Greece
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