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Aphrodite statue found during Metro excavation works in Thessaloniki

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New archaeological finds unearthed from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro include a headless statue of Aphrodite and floor mosaics from the 4th century AD. Credit: …

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Philip II’s palace at Aigai to open to the public in May

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Work is proceeding at a fast pace to prepare the magnificent palace of Aigai in the region of Pella, northern Greece, for its opening to the …

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'Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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, …

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Greek-American politicians seek hearing on Parthenon Marbles

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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 …

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Did the ancient Greeks sail to Canada?

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The ancient Greeks could have reached Canada in 56 AD – almost a millennium before the Vikings. This is according to a controversial study that claims …

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'Cycladic snapshots: Monuments and People' at the Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens

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This exhibition, organized by the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades in collaboration with the French School at Athens and the Byzantine and Christian Museum, brings together …

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Thessaloniki's Palace of Galerius prepares to reopen to the public

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Lovers of history will have another site to add to their list when travelling to Thessaloniki, with the Palace Complex of Galerius due to reopen on …