Tag: Heritage

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Stoa of Philip V restoration under way on Delos

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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 …

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Costa Rica 'more complete' after recovering 200 artefacts from Venezuela

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Costa Rica said it is “more complete” after recovering nearly 200 pre-Columbian artefacts from Venezuela, where they had been amassed by a wealthy Estonian art collector. …

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Byzantine mosaics discovered in Hama’s countryside by Syrian Army

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Three Byzantine mosaic panels were discovered inside an archaeological site during the Syrian Arab Army’s sweeping operations in the area surrounding Uqerbat town in the eastern …

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Restoring the Acropolis’ ‘Lost’ Thrasyllus Monument

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From whatever angle you look at it, the choragic monument of Thrasyllus is impressive. The name given over decades to the cave on the southern slope …

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Greece seeks Parthenon sculpture from German Museum

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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 …

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Germans outraged as historic church makes way for coal mine

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The demolition of a historic German church to clear the way for the expansion of an open-cast mine this week has outraged locals and environmentalists, as …

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Hoard of Roman republican silver coins found by detectorist in Gloucester field hailed as 'very rare'

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Gloucestershire County Council says a hoard of 2,000-year-old silver coins found in a field is “very rare indeed”. Credit: Gloucester Live The authority had not commented …