Archaeologists discover lost 1800-year-old head of ancient Greek god Apollo

Archaeologists from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki announced in late March that they had discovered a well-preserved head of the ancient Greek god Apollo in the city of Philippi, Greece. The head, which was found by 15 archaeology students in September of 2023, is believed to date back to the 2nd or 3rd century […]

Greek antiquities valued at $3.7 m. recovered from New York smugglers

According to a statement from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, Jr. earlier this month, 30 antiquities, with a collective value of $3.7 million, were returned to Greece. The pieces were returned during a repatriation ceremony attended by Consul General Konstantinos Konstantinou, Secretary General of Culture Georgios Didaskalou, and US Homeland Security Investigations Assistant […]

Israel unearths ancient Greek tomb, rare bronze mirror in Jerusalem

A burial cave containing the cremated remains of a young woman of Greek origin – apparently a courtesan (professional mistress) of a high official in the army and the Hellenistic government as he traveled through the Land of Israel – has been uncovered in excavations on Via (Derech) Hebron in south Jerusalem. She was […]

Kos: An ideal Greek island for a short, relaxing vacation – review

Kos: An ideal Greek island for a short, relaxing vacation - review

The smallest among the Dodecanese group located in the southeastern Aegean Sea, the enchanting island of Kos, Greece, beckons travelers with timeless allure. Steeped in history, bathed in Mediterranean sunshine and graced by the gentle caress of the Aegean breeze, Kos is the perfect destination for those seeking a relaxing, wholesome vacation. It may not […]