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Minoan Civilization: Sacrificial bull’s head found at Petras

A sacrificial bull’s head found at a Minoan cemetery associated with the palace of Petras in eastern Crete is further evidence of an elite society with complex rituals of death, Minoan civilization archaeologist Metaxia Tsipopoulou said in an interview with state-run news agency amna. This finding of a bull’s sacrifice, …

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Body of newborn baby boy found in Thessaloniki cemetery dump

The body of a newborn baby boy was found in a dump inside the cemetery of Thermi by Τhessaloniki, northern Greece. the body was found at 8 o’clock Wednesday morning by a cemetery clerk. The shocked man immediately alerted the Greek police. The man has said that the body was …

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Vandals desecrate Muslim cemetery with Golden Dawn symbols and flyers

Suspected members of far-right Golden Dawn have desecrated a Muslim cemetery in Alexandroupolis, Northern Greece, on Wednesday. they painted party symbols and left leaflets with nationalistic content. They painted symbols of the party and far-right organization ‘Stohos” on the graves. They also left flyers with Golden Dawn slogan reading “Greece …

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Vandals destroy several Jewish graves in Athens cemetery

Vandals have destroyed nine marble Jewish tombstones in the 3. Athens Cemetery in Nikaia on Friday night. The gravestones appear to have been kicked over and then smashed to pieces. A cemetery guard saw the destroyed graves and informed the police. “Antisemitism showed one of its faces,” general secretary for …

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The Epitaphios procession is quite different in a cemetery (pictures)

In Greek Orthodox Easter, the procession of Epitaphios marks the peak of the Passion Week on Good Friday. Epitaphios, Lamentation upon the Grave, is in fact an icon, consisting of a large, embroidered and often richly adorned cloth, bearing an image of the dead body of Christ. It is  often …

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Crowd in outrage beats the murderer of tax inspector outside court in Athens (video)

The parents of the 32-year-old murdered tax inspector had gone to the court waiting for police to bring the man who had stabbed their beloved daughter. together with them a crowd was waiting boiling in anger. When police brought the 58-year-old murderer out of the building to take him to …

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Murder in Athens Cemetery: Young Financial Crimes Inspector stabbed to death

A young woman was stabbed and bled to death in a cemetery in Athens on Wednesday afternoon. The 32-year-old was working at the judicial department of the Financial Crimes Units (SDOE) of the Greek Finance Ministry. The young woman was reportedly stabbed in the back several times, while she had …

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UPD Thessaloniki: Woman allegedly buried alive!

Greek Police investigates the macabre case of a woman who has been allegedly buried alive. Eye witnesses visiting the cemetery in Perea claimed that they heard a muffled call for help coming from a grave. Efforts to dig out the coffin were started immediately but meanwhile the woman had apparently …

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