Ancient City in Southern Turkey Up for Sale (video)

A 2,500-year-old ancient city in southern Turkey that is located on a private property is up for sale for 35 million Turkish liras ($8.35...

Experts Find Ancient Greek Heritage in Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

Greek heritage from six centuries before Christ has been uncovered by archaeologists exploring the ancient Hellenic colony of Apollonia Pontica in modern-day Bulgaria. According to...

Experts Work to Restore Ancient Greek Theater of Laodicea

A 2,200-year-old theater located in the ancient Greek city of Laodicea will be restored with the support of the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey. Laodicea...

Dynamiting Threatens Ancient Castle in Turkey

A Turkish site where a 2,100-year-old statue from the same civilization as King Midas was once unearthed is now in danger of being dynamited...

Scientists Reveal ‘Gate to Hell’ Mystery in Ancient Greek City

  Scientists have explained the mystery of the "Gate to Hell", the phenomenon whereby birds fall dead when they approach a point in the ancient...

Greek Women Take Marbles Campaign to London

Five women from the Greek island of Rhodes have taken the campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles the British Museum in London. Iliana Katsanakou, Mary Philippaki,...

The Parthenon Marbles are Back in the News

An exhibition of Auguste Rodin sculptures at the British Museum might bring back in the news the ongoing issue of the repatriation of the...

Turkey Seizes 26,456 Smuggled Artifacts Dating Back to Ancient Civilizations

Turkish police have seized tens of thousands of artifacts dating back to Anatolian, Greek and Egyptian civilizations, in its largest operation to combat smuggling...

Ancient Faeces Reveal Parasites Described by Hippocrates

University of Cambridge scientists have discovered evidence of the parasitic worms described 2,500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates – the most influential...

Cretan Wine Amphorae Discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists working in Pompeii have accidentally discovered several wine amphorae that are believed to be 2000 years old and in very good condition. According to...