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New excavations on the remote island of Keros reveal monumental architecture and technological sophistication at the dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age. Excavations underway on Dhaskalio, off Keros  [Credit: Cambridge Keros Project]New work at the...

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. Head of centaur from Parthenon metope, three-quarter view of face  [Credit: Karl Öhrlein, Martin von Wagner-M...

The “Harbour of Kyllene/Glarentza” research programme’s main objective was to study the topographic, architectural and geophysical features of the harbour, to investigate the remains of the Crusader harbour (13th-14th century), and to conduct a...

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The American archaeologist who masterminded the recovery of the ancient site in Nemea says that because of lack of guards, the site is in effect off limits to visitors for much of the year. In a letter to the Greek Reporter, Stephen G. Miller, who...

The Ephorate of Antiquities in Athens announced, that maintenance work on the facade wall of the legendary Herod Atticus Odeion in downtown  Athens; near the Plaka area, is over. The Odeon of Herodes [Credit: Explore Greece]The wall runs along...

Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms infecting the ancient inhabitants of Greece confirms descriptions found in writings associated with Hippocrates, the early physician and ‘father of Western medicine’.  The exca...