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Greek police arrested on Friday a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen on earlier this week from the site where they were uncovered in Kissamos, Western Crete, authorities said. The vandalised si...

The colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus or 'Olympeion' in central Athens, one of the signature monuments of the Greek capital, is to undergo a complete structural repair and restoration. The go-ahead for the plans was given by Greece's Central Archaeolo...

Staircases, richly decorated walls and important artefacts are among the findings of this past season's excavations at the extensive and complex Minoan palace of Zominthos, on the Psiloritis (Ida) mountain in central Crete, the ministry of Culture an...

A Swiss-led team of archaeologists in Greece has made a spectacular find: the temple of Artemis, a famous open-air sanctuary of antiquity. ScreengrabResearchers have been looking for the sanctuary for more than a century. The site was found at the...

A monumental Mycenaean rock-cut chamber tomb came to light this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, during the excavations conducted there by the Greek Ministry of Culture & Sports/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and...

A marble relief slab carved with a female figure of significant archaeological and historical value, as well as a section of a cylindrical amphora handle, were discovered during the course of an organized operation by the Ioannina Police Department,...

Τhe Archaeology Sector at the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly announces the results of regular excavations at the ancient city of Kythnos (today’s Vryokastro) earlier this year (26/5-5/8). T...