“Dr Ceiridwen Edwards and PhD student George Foody were permitted to take bone samples and teeth from over 110 of the more than 600 skeletons discovered in the Necropolis, a rock-hewn burial site from the Late Minoan period dating to more than 4,000 years ago. During their two-week visit, the Huddersfield researchers –… more »
A priceless archaeological treasure surfaced following the recent downpours that fell in Ierapetra, Crete.
According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service.
According to the first estimate of the archaeologist curator of… more »
“Archaeologists say design of clay warriors suggests close contact between east and west 1,500 years before Marco Polo”
Greek craft workers may have helped inspire the most famous Chinese sculptures ever made – the 8,000 warriors of the Terracotta Army who have been watching over… more »
“In this video, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes viewers behind the scenes of the installation of Athena Parthenos, an ancient Greek sculpture from around 170 B.C.
The sculpture is safely tied onto a cart and very carefully wheeled through one of the Greek and Roman galleries—which is packed with other statues—to… more »
” The museum is a very important piece of culture, a jewel for the island of Kos as well as for Greece that is handed over to the people fully restored and upgraded, 60 years after its establishment in 1936 by the Italians.”
“The restored Archaeological Museum of Kos was inaugurated on Sunday by Culture Minister… more »