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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

The
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
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
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