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ICOMOS calls for Protection of antiquities at Thessaloniki metro station

The International Council on Monuments and Sites, a technical advisor to UNESCO is calling for the Protection of the Antiquities in situ at the Venizelos Metro station in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The resolution comes following the decision of local authorities and the Greek Central Archeological Council to remove the antiquities …

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Mt Athos treasures on digital interactive exhibition at Athens Concert Hall

A digital interactive exhibition of rarely seen codexes, documents and objects kept in Mt. Athos, the all-male monastic community of northern Greece, is opening to the public on Friday, October 16, at the Athens Concert Hall. The exhibition “Passage into the Light”, will include digitized objects that span a thousand …

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More than 300,000 ancient treasures unearthed during metro digging in Thessaloniki

Metro digging in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of more than 300,000 ancient artefacts, from gold wreaths and rings to statues of the goddess Aphrodite. The construction of a metro network beneath the Greek city of Thessaloniki has unearthed an extraordinary treasure trove of ancient artefacts, …

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