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Famous archaeologist Sinclair Hood passes away aged 103

Famous archaeologist Sinclair Hood passes away aged 103

Martin Sinclair Frankland Hood, generally known as Sinclair Hood, passed away on Monday, aged 103. He was one of the great archaeologists of the 20th century, and was particularly associated with the…

Greek-Illyrian Helmet Found In Southern Dalmatia, Croatia

Greek-Illyrian Helmet Found In Southern Dalmatia, Croatia

A team of archaeologists have excavated graves dating back to the 11th century BC. In one of them, a multitude of jewellery was discovered, as well as a special Greek-Illyrian helmet, one of only a few found in the entire world

Amazing Ancient Greek Statues discovered in Central Greece 3

Amazing Ancient Greek Statues discovered in Central Greece

Greece’s Culture Ministry has announced that another four ancient statues have been unearthed after a Greek farmer’s recent discovery of a fragment of an ancient statue while tiling his field. Archaeologists have…

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3,500 year old early Mycenean tomb discovered in Nemea

Greece’s Culture Ministry announced an intact tomb from the early Mycenaean era (1650-1400 BC) has been discovered by archaeologists in the region of Nemea, in the southern Peloponnese. According to the Ministry,…

2,000-year-old painting found in Cumae 9

2,000-year-old painting found in Cumae

A 2,000-year-old painting depicting a naked servant carrying a jug of wine and a vase, has been found in a tomb in Cumae, which is considered as the first settlement started by the…

Tomb of Bronze Age Minoan man discovered in Crete 11

Tomb of Bronze Age Minoan man discovered in Crete

A 3,500-year-old tomb of a Minoan man surrounded by funerary possessions has been found on the island of Crete. The tomb was discovered during an emergency excavation in an olive grove outside…