Looted Greek Antiquities Seized from Billionaire’s Home, Authorities say

Authorities seized several Greek antiquities from the home and office of billionaire Michael H. Steinhardt on Friday, on the grounds that they have been...

Rare Ephesus Coin to be Auctioned in New York

A rare ancient Ephesus coin is to be sold by Heritage Auctions on January 7 in New York City, with an estimated price to...

Artist Remakes Ancient Greek Art with Pixels and Paint

British artist Elizabeth Price reconstructs on video works of art of the Minoan civilization that were formerly reconstructions of late archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans,...

Gods in Color Exhibition: The Ancient Greek World As Never Seen Before (photos)

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) host Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World , an exhibition that presents ancient sculpture...

DNA Analysis Sheds Light to Minoans and Mycenaeans Origins

For the first time, scientists have obtained and analyzed genome sequences from the ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years...

Greek Forensic Archaeologist Uncovers Looted Vase at Metropolitan Museum

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art delivered an ancient vase to Manhattan's district attorney, after the DA had issued a warrant for the Greco-Roman...

Will We Ever Know Who the Berlin Painter Was?

Who was the Berlin Painter and why is he so interesting? An exhibition starting on March 4 at Princeton University attempts to shed light...

Manhattan District Attorney Returns Ancient Sarcophagus to Greek Consulate

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. and assistant DA Matthew Bogdanos, on Friday will deliver to Consul General of Greece in New York Dr....

Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York

Greek archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis has prevented the illicit sale of a valuable antiquity in New York City. Tsirogiannis is a Senior Archaeologist at the Cambridge...

3D Printing Brings Replicas of Ancient Greek Art to the Classroom

An innovative idea struck Greg Lewis when he was in his forth-year double majoring in mechanical engineering and classics at University of Virginia (UVA)...

Behold the Face of the 3,500-Year-Old Griffin Warrior

The facial reconstruction of the so-called "Griffin Warrior", the resident of a 1,500-year-old tomb found near the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor, shows his features. Archaeologists Jack...

Exhibit at National Geographic Museum Celebrates 5,000 Years of Greek Culture [video]

The National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC has an amazing exhibit called The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great. The exhibit is packed with artifacts ranging from...

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