Neanderthals and early humans may have made it to the Greek island of Naxos, about 24 miles south of Mykonos, some 200,000 years ago.
Scholars unveil more and more to help us understand antiquity. But our legacy remains in the ethereal playground of King Sarpedon.
A recent archaeological dig on remote Chrysi Island has led to the discovery of some impressive findings from the Minoan era.
The Greek Culture Ministry announced this week new discoveries from excavations at the ancient city of Tenea in the Peloponnese. Archaeologists led by Eleni Korka, have uncovered a complex of bathing facilities, of roughly 600 square meters, dating from between the end of the third century BC to the mid-1st century BC. The lost city […]
Archaeologists have unearthed two new unplundered chamber tombs dating from the Late Mycenaean period of the Mycenaean palaces (circa 1400-1200 BC). Systematic research being conducted at the Aidonia dig by the Antiquities Ephorate of Corinth at the Mycenaean cemetery of Aidonia in Nemea continue to reveal fascinating new knowledge. In the first of the two […]
Recent excavations at the ancient city Troy in Turkey’s northwestern Çanakkale province reveal a much older history than previously thought.
Archaeologists have discovered ruins that date to 4,600 years ago on Dhaskalio Islet, an uninhabited islet off the holiday island of Naxos.
An extensive and extremely fascinating series of exhibitions have been organized on the Cyclades islands this summer by the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities.
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.