Archaeologists Search for Traces of Ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey’s Manisa

Archaeologists have started excavation works in order to unearth the Temple of Athena in the ancient city of Aigai, in the Yuntdağı region of...

Ancient Greek Fortress Unearthed in Southern Russia

Archeologists have unearthed a fortress in Russia’s Krasnodar Region, which was supposedly founded by Greek colonists in the fifth century BC, head of the...

Ancient Hellenistic Towers in Antalya Being Restored

Conservation, restoration and integration works have been initiated for the Hellenistic towers in the ancient city of Perge (or Perga),  in the southern province...

Cardiff Uni to Translate, Publish Ancient Athens Inscriptions of UK Collections

All the stone inscriptions from ancient Athens in UK collections are to be presented in English translations for the first time, thanks to a...

A 2000-Year-Old Road was Discovered in Western Turkey

A 55-kilometer section of a road that was built 2,000 years ago has been discovered in ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Aigai,...

Meet the Greek Archaeologist Chasing Looted Antiquities but Shunned by Greece

Christos Tsirogiannis, a Greek forensic archaeologist who had discovered and reported numerous cases of looted ancient artefacts in Greece and abroad, speaks of his...

Ancient Greek Quarry in Marseille Partly Classified as Historic Monument

Discovered by chance during the construction of a building in the center of Marseille, a Greek quarry dating from the 5th century BC will...

1,800-Year-Old Mosaic Found in Ancient City of Perge in Turkey

A 1,800-year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found...

Magnificent Ancient Site of Aphrodisias in UNESCO World Heritage List

The Aphrodisias archaeology site in southwestern Turkey has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love was...

Uproar in Turkey Over Social Events at the Ancient Greek City of Ephesus

A fiery debate has been sparked in Turkey over the alleged use of the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of Izmir...