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Early depictions of the gorgon Medusa - a monster from Greek mythology - show an ugly, winged woman with serpents entwined in her hair, bulging eyes, a wide grin, a protruding tongue, and boar tusks, among other frightening features. According to the...

Members of the U.S. Congress’ Hellenic Caucus have requested the Committee on Foreign Affairs hold a hearing on their House Resolution saying the Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece. The Parthenon Sculptures are currently in the British...

At the end of 2017, the three phases of the preliminary work being carried out under the three-year program for the restoration of the Stoa of Philip V were completed, the Greek Culture Ministry said. Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture and SportsThe...

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...

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...

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...