An unlooted chamber tomb containing, among others, a coffin with a well-preserved skeleton of an adult in a flexed position, as well as vessels in an excellent state of preservation, were excavated in the area of Ierapetra by the Lassithi Ephorate of Antiquities.
Entrance at the National Archaeological Museum will be free for the public on Sunday, August 26, a full moon night, from 20:00 to 24:00.
Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has formally requested the resumption of talks for the return of the Parthenon Marbles by the British Museum
An upcoming ministerial decision will allow local antiquities departments, or ephorates, to review permits for filming on archaeological sites, Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou said in an interview by Epsilon TV on Friday
An official inquiry into an act of vandalism at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens on July 28 has been initiated, the Ministry of Culture said on Thursday, adding that there was "no irreparable damage to exhibits."
Twenty-seven lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday, August 19, to celebrate the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW)
A delegation of the municipality of Beijing will pay a visit to the city of Patras on 19, 20 and 21 August at a Patras municipality invitation
A new museum at the border village of Lia near Albania including paintings by Greek painters Theophilos and Dimitris Sorogas was inaugurated by United States Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt on Monday
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday called key change for the culture the introduction of the e-ticket in the archaeological sites in the museums and the monuments in Greece
A pebble mosaic in a bathhouse dated to the 4th century BC was discovered during an excavation at the Small Theater of Ancient Amvrakia conducted recently by the Ephorate of Antiquities in Arta