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Missing Sister of “Kalymnos Lady” Statue Discovered on Aegean Seabed

A headless bronze statue dating from the Hellenistic times, weighing 300 kg (661 pounds) and measuring six feet in height, was caught by Turkish...

Figurines of Demeter and Persephone Found in Russia’s Black Sea Town

Figurines representing the goddess Demeter and her daughter, Persephone, were unearthed recently at a construction site in the Black Sea resort town of Anapa,...

Ancient Greek and Roman Statues Re-Emerge After Decades in Storage

One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures opened to the general public for the first time in...

Italian Football Team FC Crotone Is Uniquely Proud of Its Greek Origins

One would normally expect the enthusiastic supporters of an Italian football club to be proud of their team and their country and not a...

British Academics Develop Games Based on Ancient Greece to Understand Politics

A group of academics from the University of Exeter in England and ''The Politics Project,'' an educational charity, has created a series of games...

The Austrian Parliament and The Story Behind its Unique Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna. Standing in the city's center since the...

Karl Lagerfeld’s Sculptures Inspired by Ancient Greece

Creative director, artist and caricaturist Karl Lagerfeld is known for his work as the creative director of Chanel and Fendi, as well as his...

Archaeologists Find Ancient Greek Family’s Grave in Northwest Turkey (Photos)

  The archaeological site of Assos is located in the north-western part of Turkey in the famous area of Troad, in the province of modern-day...

2,000-Year-Old Greek Tomb Painting Found in Italy

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been discovered inside a tomb in Cumae, which...

Ancient Greek Pithos Burials Unearthed in Turkey

Pithos burials have been discovered in the ancient city of Antandros, on the skirts of the Kaz Mountains, in the western province of Balikesir’s...