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Extention of the exhibition “Picturing Anatolia”

Extention of the exhibition “Picturing Anatolia”

The exhibition “Picturing Anatolia. The Photographs of John Henry Haynes” at the Gennadius Library will be extended until February 20, 2013.
The EUI Doctoral Programme

The EUI Doctoral Programme

About 160 doctoral research grants are awarded annually by the EU member states and other European national authorities to successful candidates admitted to the EUI Doctoral Programme. Deadline for applications: January 31, 2013.
Guided tours of the “Princesses” exhibition

Guided tours of the “Princesses” exhibition

The Museum offers guided tours for English-speaking visitors.
Bookless library will open in Texas

Bookless library will open in Texas

Instead of aisles of books, “BiblioTech” will look more like an Apple store with aisles and aisles of computers.
6th Symposium of the HSA: Change of location

6th Symposium of the HSA: Change of location

The Hellenic Society for Archaeometry (HSA) decided for the change of its 6th Symposium location and extend the deadline for submission of abstracts.
Glimpses of the “Princesses”

Glimpses of the “Princesses”

Arxaiologia Online chose to present two special artefacts showcased in the exhibition.
Attic inscriptions in English translation online

Attic inscriptions in English translation online

AIO is a new website designed to make available the inscriptions of ancient Athens and Attica in English translation.
EpiDoc Workshop

EpiDoc Workshop

King's College London invites applications for a 4-day training workshop on digital text-markup for epigraphic and papyrological editing.
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki: Exhibitions open on rotation

Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki: Exhibitions open on rotation

The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki announces that from January 2013 until late March 2013, its exhibition halls will be open on rotation due to the limited number of personnel.
Fifty artists inspired by the myth of Aphrodite

Fifty artists inspired by the myth of Aphrodite

More than 50 artists from Greece and abroad, inspired by the myth of goddess Aphrodite, present their works of art by using various expressive tools, such as words, chisels, notes, even pixels.
The prehistory of the Aegean

The prehistory of the Aegean

The Swedish Institute at Athens, in collaboration with Aegeus – Society for Aegean Prehistory, announces the launch of the Aegean Lectures.
23rd International Symposium of the Olympic Center for Philosophy and Culture

23rd International Symposium of the Olympic Center for Philosophy and Culture

The XXIIIth International Symposium of the Olympic Center for Philosophy and Culture will take place from August 11-14, 2013, in Ancient Olympia and in Pyrgos, Elis, Greece.
The Palatial Centre at Monastiraki, Amari, Crete

The Palatial Centre at Monastiraki, Amari, Crete

The fourth lecture of the Minoan Seminar series 2012-2013 will be given by Athanasia Kanta.
Creative weekends for children at the Cycladic Art Museum

Creative weekends for children at the Cycladic Art Museum

The Cycladic Art Museum offers a variety of programs for children in January.
Getty Announces the Return of Terracotta Head of Hades to Italy

Getty Announces the Return of Terracotta Head of Hades to Italy

Last Thursday, the J. Paul Getty Museum announced plans to “voluntarily return a terracotta head to Sicily representing the god Hades and dating to about 400-300 B.C.”
Hair and Eye Colour Can Be Determined for Ancient Human Remains

Hair and Eye Colour Can Be Determined for Ancient Human Remains

A new method of establishing hair and eye color from modern forensic samples can also be used to identify details from ancient human remains, finds a new study published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Investigative Genetics.
Removal of orthodox church’s wall painting set off protests

Removal of orthodox church’s wall painting set off protests

The violent removal of wall paintings dating back to 1554, made by the famous iconographer Onoufrios, from an orthodox church in Gjinari of Elbasan, caused a series of reactions.
Excavating the ancient theatre of Hierapetra

Excavating the ancient theatre of Hierapetra

We owe the fullest up to this day description of the big theatre to the traveler Onorio Belli who in 1586 reports that the theatre was dug in a mound and that its scene was richly adorned with columns, entablatures and other decorative elements.
Ancient Olympia gets facelift

Ancient Olympia gets facelift

The face of global symbol and most sacred place of ancient Greece, Ancient Olympia, is changing, after the decisions made by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS).
Byzantine chapel came to light in Myra of Asia Minor

Byzantine chapel came to light in Myra of Asia Minor

The Byzantine chapel that came to light in Myra, at the coast of Asia Minor, was buried under 6 metres of mud, but very well preserved.
Excavations at Ayia Varvara – Asprokremnos completed

Excavations at Ayia Varvara – Asprokremnos completed

The 2012 excavations at the 9th millennium site of Ayia Varvara-Asprokremnos have been completed. The investigations, conducted during October and November 2012, were directed by Dr. Carole McCartney.
Centenary Bursary Awards 2013-2014

Centenary Bursary Awards 2013-2014

Applications are invited from university graduates of Greek or Cypriot nationality for awards to cover the expenses of a stay in the United Kingdom (U.K.) of short duration.
Movable monuments of Tatoi

Movable monuments of Tatoi

The objects located at the preservable building complex of the former royal family estate at Tatoi (Attica) were characterized as movable monuments.
Identifying the 7th century B.C.E. Athenian ‘Snake Goddess’

Identifying the 7th century B.C.E. Athenian ‘Snake Goddess’

Michael Laughy of Washington and Lee University in Virginia presented his findings about the mysterious “Snake Goddess” at the 114th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America last week.
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