GREECE

Around the World September/October 2022

GREECE

Around the World September/October 2022

GREECE

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(Nikos Giannoulakis)

Around the World July/August 2020

GREECE

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(Courtesy Anagnostis P. Agelarakis/Adelphi University)

Around the World March/April 2020

GREECE

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(Provided by George Ferentinos)

Around the World January/February 2020

GREECE

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(Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports)

Digs & Discoveries July/August 2012

Athens Murder Court

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Digs & Discoveries March/April 2012

Roman Bath Tiles

Like most Roman cities of its day, Plotinopolis had a public bath structure. Digging where he believes the baths were located, archaeologist Matthew Koutsoumanis has recently unearthed the large and well-preserved mosaic that once covered the bath building's floors.

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Around the World Nov 01, 2011

GREECE

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Digs & Discoveries Nov 01, 2011

What If They Never Arrived?

In 1802, the first of the sculptures from the Parthenon began their journey aboard the brig Mentor, a ship purchased by Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, to transport them back to London. But the sculptures nearly didn't reach their destination. In September of that year, the Mentor sank in stormy weather off the Greek island of Kythera carrying 17 crates of sculpture, including extensive sections of the temple's frieze.

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Digs & Discoveries Sep 01, 2011

Pieces of a Bronze Age Puzzle

new interpretation of evidence for a previously enigmatic Bronze Age ritual dating from 2800 to 2300 B.C. has emerged. Colin Renfrew of the University of Cambridge first visited the Greek island of Keros in the Cyclades in 1963 and found, among other artifacts at a heavily looted site, fragments of marble figurines.

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Artifacts Mar 01, 2011

Lego Antikythera Mechanism

It took Andrew Carol 30 days to build a working model of the Antikythera Mechanism—the ancient Greek world's most sophisticated astrological instrument. The original device, dating to the second century B.C., consists of bronze gears. Carol used Legos.

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