Archaeologists working at the site of ancient Falasarna, in the far west of Crete island, unearth scores of new artifacts at the lost city.
New Data Shows Crete’s Humanoid Footprints Over 6 Million Years Old
Paleontologists find new dates for humanoid footprints on Crete at least 6 million years old, 350,000 years older than previously stated.
The Last Priest of Poseidon
For Plato the island of Atlantis was Poseidon’s domain. Here on Crete the gods are still at play.
Crete’s Ancient Sunken City of Olus Gives Up More Secrets
Underwater excavations off Crete island are revealing more facts about the sunken city of Olous, off Elounda.
Exquisite Artemis and Apollo Statues Unearthed on Crete
The Chania Ephorate of Antiquities will present two important archaeological discoveries on July 24, at Chania’s Archaeological Museum.
Footprints Discovered at Trachilos, Crete Date from 5.7 Million Years Ago
Dr. Per Ahlberg and a team of scientists from Uppsala University in Sweden have identified fossilized humanoid footprints in a small area near Trachilos, Crete. Fossil footprints in a track laid down almost 6 million years ago suggest a humanoid or previously unknown primate presence on the Aegean island. The scientists say the animal or ancient human responsible for the prints was probably claw-less and bipedal, walked on the soles of its feet, and had other hominin-like characteristics.