Underwater excavations off Crete island are revealing more facts about the sunken city of Olous, off Elounda.
An Empyrean Whisper: The Fate of the Mysterious Minoans
Beyond the science, the religion and the spirit of the Minoans speak of an unimaginable Utopia lost, and the fate of the Minoans.
Dec. 9th in Athens: ‘In the Shadow of the Minotaur’ With Dr. Jan Driessen
Coming December 9th to the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, Dr. Jan Driessen with a lecture on the archaeological finds at Sissi, Crete.
Greece’s Naxos Island May Have Been Inhabited 200,000 Years Ago
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.
King Sarpedon and Rumors of Empires Lost and Won
Scholars unveil more and more to help us understand antiquity. But our legacy remains in the ethereal playground of King Sarpedon.
Crete’s Chrysi Island Gives Up More Minoan Treasures
A recent archaeological dig on remote Chrysi Island has led to the discovery of some impressive findings from the Minoan era.
Greece’s Lost City of Tenea Gives Up More Secrets
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 […]
Nemea’s Aidonia Dig Reveals Two Unlooted Mycenaean Period Tombs
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 […]
The Troy of Legend Now Thought to Be Much Older
Recent excavations at the ancient city Troy in Turkey’s northwestern Çanakkale province reveal a much older history than previously thought.
Archaeologists Discoveries on Daskalio Islet May Redefine Ancient History
Archaeologists have discovered ruins that date to 4,600 years ago on Dhaskalio Islet, an uninhabited islet off the holiday island of Naxos.
Amazing Cycladic Antiquities Exhibition Hits Greek Isles This Summer
An extensive and extremely fascinating series of exhibitions have been organized on the Cyclades islands this summer by the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities.
Archaeologists Make Stunning New Discoveries on Kythnos
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).
John Pendlebury: The Legendary “Cretan Lawrence”
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.
Archaeological Macedonia 2012 Opens
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.
Europe’s Oldest Town Unearthed
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.