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Famous archaeologist, ex British School director, Sinclair Hood passes away at 104

Legendary archaeologist Sinclair Hood, famous for his excavations in Knossos and former director of the British School in Athens passed away on Monday, two weeks short of his 104th birthday. The great British archaeologist and academic, Martin Sinclair Frankland Hood, had a rich research and writing work. Sinclair Hood was …

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Tax evasion: state ‘steals’ the state

That’s a true LOL story Made in Greece! The Culture Ministry has been systematically evading taxes for years or even decades or better say: state institutions have been depriving  the state from tax revenues. The incredible tax evasion was revealed at the museum of the the archaeological site of Knossos …

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Crete: Lightning injures 7 tourists in Knossos archaeological site

A lightning fell in the archaeological site of Knossos in Crete, on Friday morning injuring 6 tourists with one of them reportedly being in critical condition.  According to local media, the lightning fell at 9:30 in the morning near a group of Russian tourists visiting the site. The tourists had …

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