The Museum of Christian Art in Geneva opens its doors to the public.

The Museum of Christian Art in Geneva opens its doors to the public.

The two current exhibitions are dedicated to church items of the 16th to the 19th century AD and the photography of Fred Boissonas in the Sinai ca. 1923-1933
A Volcano of Tastes: food from prehistoric Thera

A Volcano of Tastes: food from prehistoric Thera

Fava beans, lentils, peas and beans as well as seafood, snails, fish and goat meat
How the Mycenaean ships looked like?

How the Mycenaean ships looked like?

New evidence on the image and use of Mycenaean ships as well as further info on Mycenaean iconography has been simultaneously brought to light by archaeologist and conservation specialist dr. Harikleia Brekoulaki
Footprints from the past in Norway

Footprints from the past in Norway

Bronze Age petroglyphs were revealed by archaeologists beneath an ancient burial mound in Stj
A time-capsule in Larissa

A time-capsule in Larissa

The new Diachronic Museum stores the history and Archaeology of Larissa and its surrounding areas
Set in Stone: causing ancient Thessalians to live

Set in Stone: causing ancient Thessalians to live

2.500 ancient names carved in Larisa theater getting on the record
From Kynos to the

From Kynos to the

Livanates, identified with the Homeric harbour-town of Kynos, contains remains (residential area, cemeteries and fortifications) from 3000 BC to the 6th century AD
The return of the

The return of the

Four two-sided Roman sculptures from Thessaloniki - now in the Louvre - are "cloned " and return to their city
The Smile of the

The Smile of the

Art was able to express feelings not from the Archaic Period, as previously known, but already from the Creto-Mycenaean Era
A Museum in Eleftherna

A Museum in Eleftherna

A museum will be recently added in the archaeological site of Eleftherna, Greece
Olympia is getting green again

Olympia is getting green again

Four years after the horrific fire that destroyed a large part of the woods famously surrounding the archaeological site of Olympia, the
Saving Pythia

Saving Pythia

An enormous task of cosmological dimensions has been proved the site conservation project for the Oracle of Delphi, in Boeotia, Greece
Did the Minoans discover the Solar Calendar?

Did the Minoans discover the Solar Calendar?

A controversial theory describes the Minoans as "fathers" of the Solar Calendar...
Sightseeing Crisis

Sightseeing Crisis

Lack of human as well as financial resources prevent Greek museums to operate smoothly
Happy holidays!

Happy holidays!

Seasons Greetings from Archaeology & Arts - Arxaiologia Online
An archaeologist writes his own fairytales

An archaeologist writes his own fairytales

 “Fairytales contain the harshest truths”. Archaeologist Christos Boulotis knew that from the beginning. But he also knew something else: that fairytales contain the power to overturn things. This is why, in parallel to his archaeological research, Boulotis, a researcher for
Byzantine settlement close to the new port in Schoenussa

Byzantine settlement close to the new port in Schoenussa

Good news for any prospective visitor to the beautiful island of Schoenussa in the Cyclades, as the port will be close to the site of a remarcable Byzantine village!
A prize for Eleftherna’s supremo

A prize for Eleftherna’s supremo

Archaeology professor and Eleftherna excavator N. Stampolides was recently awarded a special prize for his contribution to archaeology
A network of fortifications in the making

A network of fortifications in the making

An archaeological delegation from Chania, Greece is considering a proposal to join a network of cities with tower fortifications as a key element.
Greek Mythology by Karl Lagerfeld

Greek Mythology by Karl Lagerfeld

 “Mythology” is the theme of the Pirelli calendar for 2011.  But how naked male and female bodies, no matter how artistically photographed, can illustrate our cultural heritage? But, exactly the same way our ancestors did it!   A series of
Greek archaeological sites: Hostile instead of hospitable

Greek archaeological sites: Hostile instead of hospitable

Upgrading site to Category 1
The Athens Dialogues and the Future Past

The Athens Dialogues and the Future Past

Can Greek cultural heritage function as an inspiration for solutions to challenges faced by the world today and in the future?
Oxyrhynchus: treasured  rubbish

Oxyrhynchus: treasured rubbish

A prosperous city in decay, its archives ending in the public dustbin, just to reappear as one of Antiquity
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