US Congress Mulls Resolution Calling for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Three members of the US Congress introduced on Tuesday -- one day after Greek Independence Day -- a resolution calling on Britain to return...

Greek Embassy in US Invites Children to "Become an Archaeologist"

The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens The Greek Embassy in Washington on Saturday opened its doors for the third consecutive year to a workshop...

Did Ancient Greeks Discover America?

Dr. Enrico Mattievich, a retired Professor of Physics from the UFRJ, Brazil, suggested in 2011 that Odysseus's journey to the Underworld took actually place...

Getty Museum Rejects Court Decision on Ancient Statue

The life-size Greek bronze statue called "Victorious Youth" is at the center of what seems like a never-ending legal battle that has been underway...

Magnificent Greek Marble Figure Set to Go Under the Hammer in the U.S.

A finely carved marble figure of a reclining female typical of the sculpture of the Cyclades is set to be auctioned by Artemis Gallery,...

Ancient Greek Treasures on Display at Indianapolis Museum

An exhibit featuring more than one hundred and fifty priceless objects from ancient Greece will open at the Indianapolis Museum on June 15. The show,...

Periclean Acropolis Exhibition in Chicago

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum, in collaboration with Notre Dame University School of Architecture, has announced the opening of a new exhibition on November 13. The exhibition is entitled...

Anthropologist George Armelagos Passes Away at 77

Professor Armelagos lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on May 15 at the age of  77. He was born on May 22, 1936 in...

Rare Greek Bronze Statues Presented at the National Gallery of Art

An exhibition entitled Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, featuring 50 rare Greek bronze sculptures, opened at the National Gallery of...

Getty Museum Plans to Appeal Italian Court Order to Return Greek Bronze Victorious Youth...

On Friday, June 8, an Italian court ruled that the famous Greek bronze statue known as “Statue of a Victorious Youth” was to be...

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...

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...

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