I woke this morning with the afterglow of an unknown face burned into my cerebral cortex. Stirred from a lucid dream by the rare sound of barking by my Cretan Hound Mojito, I tried hard to recall the vivid imagery of dreamy fantasy. In the dream, a man dressed scantily in typical Minoan fashion stood […]
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 […]
Underwater excavations off Crete island are revealing more facts about the sunken city of Olous, off Elounda.
Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and other officials open the new Archaeological Museum of Mesara.
From November 21st – 24th in Rethymno, the 5th meeting on Archaeological Work in Crete takes place at the Archaeological Museum of Rethymno.
At the far eastern corner of Crete Island, an amazing prehistoric city once existed. Visiting the ruins left at Itanos once gets the sense of lost time, and of the powerful and prosperous people who once lived there. Ancient Itanos was one of the strongest cities in Crete, but little is known of the ancient […]
The Chania Ephorate of Antiquities will present two important archaeological discoveries on July 24, at Chania’s Archaeological Museum.
Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the island of Spinalonga is a picturesque and eerily beautiful Crete treasure.
A pitched battle is being waged over the inclusion of ancient Minoan palaces as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Archaeologists here on Crete have unearthed Minoan tombs at least 3,000 years old. At a cemetery from the Bronze Age, two more graves were discovered at the Petras Palace site near Sitia in the far east of the island.