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Macedonian-era tomb opens to the public in Thessaloniki

Macedonian-era tomb opens to the public in Thessaloniki

The marble door that once sealed its entrance is on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, the most striking find made by Greek Ottoman-era archaeologist Theodore Makridi during his excavations of a tomb in Derveni, near Thessaloniki, two years before the northern Greek port city was liberated. The double-chambered barrel-vaulted tomb is among the greatest discoveries in the area and […]

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Greek Archaeology: History of Ancient Macedonia in Brussels

Greek Archaeology: History of Ancient Macedonia in Brussels

Ancient Macedonia will be revived through an exhibition which will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels for a few days. “Arts and crafts in Greek antiquity: Selected finds from a royal necropolis in Northern Greece” is the title of the exhibition with photographs of the findings and the history of Royal Tombs of Vergina. This exhibition is organized […]

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PanMacedonian Association USA – letter to the American Archaeological Institute

PanMacedonian Association USA – letter to the American Archaeological Institute

  May 16, 2013   Ms Elizabeth Bartman President of the American Archaeological Institute (AAI) Boston University 656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02215-2006   Dear Ms Bartman, We, the members of the Pan-Macedonian Association, one of the largest Greek American Associations in the US, are writing this letter as a collective effort to express our concerns regarding a […]

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Eπιστολή της Παμμακεδονικής Ένωσης πρός το Αμερικανικό Αρχαιολογικό Ινστιτούτο (AAI)

Eπιστολή της Παμμακεδονικής Ένωσης πρός το Αμερικανικό Αρχαιολογικό Ινστιτούτο (AAI)

  May 16, 2013   Ms Elizabeth Bartman President of the American Archaeological Institute (AAI) Boston University 656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02215-2006   Dear Ms Bartman, Άπαντα τα μέλη της Παμμακεδονικής Ένωσης, μία από τις μεγαλύτερες ελληνοαμερικανικές ενώσεις στις ΗΠΑ, σας απευθύνουμε αυτή την επιστολή για να εκφράσουμε τις ανησυχίες μας σχετικά με μια πολιτιστική εκδήλωση που […]

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The Greekness of Macedonia is engraved in a Stone

The Greekness of Macedonia is engraved in a Stone

The deliberate and systematic campaign of distortion, stealing and absorption of the history and ethnicity of the ancient Macedonians by FYROM has intensified and is ongoing today with full and untiring strength. Although officially this country is known as the FYROM, through a vigorous campaign they have managed to contrive the world to call it “Macedonia” in common day usage […]

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Ancient Egypt treasure gate unearthed

Ancient Egypt treasure gate unearthed

July 04, 2011   2,700-year-old stone gate belonging to Nubian King Shabaka, unearthed by Egyptian and French archaeologists (AFP/HO/SUPREME COUNCIL OF ANTIQUITIES) EGYPTIAN and French archaeologists have unearthed a 2700-year-old stone gate belonging to Nubian King Shabaka while digging near Luxor’s Karnak temple, the ministry of antiquities said. The gate, which was found to be “in good condition”, once led […]

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The Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism

New interpretations of the Antikythera Mechanism reveal that it could be used to predict eclipses, and that it had a dial recording the dates of the ancient Olympiads. The 2,000-year-old box of intricate gearwork provides a glimpse of the engineering prowess of the Hellenic world. The team discuss their results here.

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Ελληνικά αρχαιολογικά ευρήματα στα «top 10» του 2010

Ελληνικά αρχαιολογικά ευρήματα στα «top 10» του 2010

Αρχαιολογικά ευρήματα της Ελλάδας συμπεριλαμβάνονται στην ετήσια λίστα με τα 10 πιο σημαντικά αρχαιολογικά και ιστορικά ευρήματα του 2010 που δημοσιεύεται στο τελευταίο τέυχος του αμερικανικού περιοδικού «Archaeology».  Συγκεκριμένα, η χώρα συμπεριλήφθηκε στο «τοπ 10» του περιοδικού για τα παλαιολιθικά εργαλεία, που βρέθηκαν κοντά στον Πλακιά του Ρεθύμνου και μετρούν από 130.000 έως και 700.000 χρόνια ζωής. Καθώς η Κρήτη δεν έχει […]

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ΜUSEUM OF CYCLADIC ART – Eros: from Hesiods theogony to late Antiquity

  MuseumOfCycladicArt — 23 Μάρ 2010 — Exhibition Video-Part 1 © Museum of Cycladic Art in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Curatorship Nicholas Chr. Stampolidis Yorgos Tassoulas Direction-Editing Daphne Tolis Photography Fanis Karagiorgos Narration Katerina Didaskalou Text Nicholas Chr. Stampolidis  

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Macedonia, Greece: New Archaeological Museum of Pella / Νέο Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πέλλας

Macedonia, Greece: New Archaeological Museum of Pella / Νέο Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πέλλας

New museum for Pella archaeological site PELLA, Macedonia, Greece – The archaeological site in Pella has finally acquired a new museum covering an area of 6,000 square metres, which opened its doors to the public for the first time last week. Situated in the northeast corner of the site, near the contemporary town of Pella, the museum represents the culmination […]

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