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400+ archaeological digs conducted along Trans-Adriatic Pipeline route in Northern Greece

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More than 400 archaeological excavations discovered along the route dug out for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) have been completed, while another 7 large-scale projects are ongoing …

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Mosaics found during metro excavation in Thessaloniki belong to large Roman villa

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The late Roman mosaics found during work for the Thessaloniki metro recently will be extracted, cleaned and be exhibited at the same station they were excavated …

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International ocean drilling expedition obtains unique record of plate tectonic rifting and changing climate in Greece

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Core samples taken during an international ocean drilling expedition are yielding the most high-resolution, extended record of continental rifting ever obtained. IODP Expedition 381 collected 1.6 …

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'Figurines: A Microcosmos of Clay' at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

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The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki presents the temporary exhibition “Figurines. A Microcosmos of Clay”. The exhibition is devoted to ancient terracotta figurines, an important category of …

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Archaeological treasures from Thessaloniki metro unveiled

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The completion of the Thessaloniki Metro has set the city on a steady course towards its development in commerce, production and tourism as well as shielding …

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'Eleusis: The Great Mysteries' at the Acropolis Museum, Athens

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The Acropolis Museum started in 2015 a series of temporary exhibitions displaying important ancient artifacts, deriving from significant archaeological sites of the Greek periphery. The Museum’s …

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Over 41 000 artefacts seized in global operation targeting the illicit trafficking of cultural goods

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Over 41 000 cultural goods such as coins, paintings and drawings, furniture and musical instruments, porcelain, archaeological and paleontological objects, books and manuscripts and sculptures were …