Scientists at the University of Bologna say they have finally begun to unravel part of the mysterious Linear A that has puzzled linguists and archaeologists for decades. In a statement released recently, the University’s professor of Aegean Philology, Dr. Silvia Ferrara says she and her colleagues conducted a new study of the 3,500-year-old Minoan system […]
Were the Minoans the people Plato referred to as Atlanteans? What really happened to this bright Bronze Age civilization?
Dr. Helena Tomas, one of the world’s foremost archaeologists, needs our help with therapy following a catastrophic illness.
Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and other officials open the new Archaeological Museum of Mesara.
January 25th the exhibition “The islands of the winds” oens at the New Archaeology Museum of Mesara in Gortys, on Crete.
One of the most interesting legends of Greece is the story of the daughter of one of the Cretan Curetes (Korybantes), that of Crete (Cres).
COSMOTE TV and National Geographic will soon embark on an exploration journey to unravel a 4,500-year-old mystery in the Aegean Sea.
Recent excavations at the ancient city Troy in Turkey’s northwestern Çanakkale province reveal a much older history than previously thought.
Coming up in Heraklion, April 5th through 17th, 2019, the British School at Athens will offer the Prehistoric, Greek and Roman Pottery Course, a unique opportunity for hands-on experience in the field of archeology.
Situated beneath the sea off the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece the small village of Pavlopetri dates back to some 5,000 years ago. Now an underwater archaeological site, the city is believed to be the oldest known submerged city in the world.
Situated on a hilltop overlooking the Gulf of Messara in south-central Crete, the Minoan settlement of Kommos may reveal amazing secrets from the Bronze Age. However, as fabulous such new discoveries may be, the intersection of modern touristic products and the island’s heritage are brought into sharp focus today. With untold Minoan Civilization discoveries still unearthed, Crete’s beaches and other touristic offerings represent a real crisis dynamic and a public dilemma. The good news is, a new preservation and public access initiative by Heraklion parliamentarian Nikos Igoumenidis and Greece’s Minister of Culture Lydia Koniordou may pave the way to remedying these cultural points of pain.
Archaeologists have made a stunning discovery of interest to beer lovers. News that wine was not the first choice of the ancient Greeks during the Bronze Age may set archaeologists to searching for the beer god.
Seven years after the roof of Santorini’s Akrotiri archaeological site fell, killing a British tourist, the Bronze Age wonder has reopened to the public. This prehistoric town, called by many the “Pompeii of the Aegean”, was for centuries buried beneath tons of volcanic ash. On Wednesday, visitors were once again allowed in to see one of the world’s lost wonders.