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...

Statue of Hygeia and Eros Discovered in Southern Turkey

Archaeologists have discovered a statue of the Greek goddess Hygeia and god Eros in Turkey's southern province of Adana, according to the Daily Sabbah. The...

Looted Greek Antiquities Allegedly on Sale at London Art Fair

Looted Greek antiquities are allegedly on sale at London Frieze Masters art fair, according to The Guardian. Cambridge-based forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis, an expert on...

EU: Directives Don’t Apply to Parthenon Marbles Return After Brexit

EU education and culture commissioner Tibor Navracsics said that the bloc's directives on the repatriation of national treasures, apply in cases dating from 1993...

Ancient Greek Roman City of Phaselis is Slowly Submerging

Almost two meters of the ancient city of Phaselis have submerged in 2,000 years, indicated by studies carried out by geologists and geomorphologists in...

Ancient City of Ephesus to be Reunited with Sea

The ancient city of Ephesus; an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, located in the western province of İzmir, is set to...

Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Southern Turkey

Mosaics dating back 1,600 years, have been uncovered in the ancient city of İdyrus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district. Speaking to Anadolu...