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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
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
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