Archaeologists of the University of Thessaly announced recently, the findings of the excavation of two stunning Classical-Hellenistic buildings at the ancient city of Kythnos (Vryokastro).
Known by locals for his humanity, humor, and bravado, John Pendlebury was also famous for his intimate knowledge of Crete, its people and language, acquired by total immersion in all things Cretan while engaged as curator of the Knossos archaeological projects outside Heraklion.
Opened yesterday in Skopje, the sixth annual exhibition “Archaeological Macedonia 2012” shows off some 3200 ancient artifacts unearthed this year at various Macedonian archaeological sites.
Archaeologists believe Europe’s oldest urban settlement has been discovered near the Bulgarian town of Provadia. Professor Vassil Nikolov heads a team that is excavating the so called Provadia – Solnitsata archaeological site, believed to date back as far as 4700 BCE.
Last month news of a massive Roman mosaic being unearthed in southern Turkey captured the imagination and interest of anyone interested in antiquity. Researchers unearthed what is the largest such mosaic in all Turkey, and one of the largest such decorative Roman artifacts in the world. The wonders of Turkey and antiquity make for a great Monday morning discovery. Look.
Dion, Greece is one of the most beautiful and under developed areas in the country. An announcement by the Hellenic Tourism Development Co. of a public offering, forecasts new camping and hotel accommodations in one of Greece’s most historic areas. Under the shadow of Olympus, visitors to the area may soon have far better accommodations.
From Ararat to Ani, surrounded by the Caucasus, Armenia holds touristic secrets so many will never learn of. A place of ancient and recent wonder, from her ruined Hittite archeology to post Soviet modernization, the country has so much to offer. Unfortunately the Welcome to Armenia website conveys very little of that country, and that people’s nature. Digital brands are as important as conventional ones where travel is concerned.