A 33-year-old Greek man and an Albanian aged 40 were to face a prosecutor on Thursday following their arrest in Argos, in the Peloponnese, in connection with 25 ancient artifacts that are alleged to have been acquired illegally.
The Greek was caught red-handed on Wednesday by an undercover police officer posing as a potential buyer and the Albanian national was caught later.
One of the sites on the "Green Cultural Routes" program organized by the Culture Ministrys Directorate of Museums, Exhibitions and Educational Programs Department is Aristotles Lyceum, which opened its doors to the public on Wednesday after an introductory event last month aimed at acquainting the public with the site and the tour.
One of the sites chosen as part of the green cultural routes program organized by the Culture Ministrys Directorate of Museums, Exhibitions and Educational Programs Department was Aristotles Lyceum. The tour, which introduced attendees to new and exciting information about life in ancient Greece, was led by the head of the Third Ephorate of Classical Antiquities, Eleni Banou.
Archaeological work on the island of GÃ¶kÃ§eada has revealed that an earthquake occurred in the region 4,700 years ago, followed by a tsunami.
Ãanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Geology Department Professor DoÄan PerinÃ§ek said they had found the traces of the earthquake and tsunami during works between 2006 and 2008.
The Archaeological Museum of Iraklio on Crete, which hosts the worlds best collection of Minoan artifacts, reopened on Tuesday after more than seven years of repairs and refurbishment.
In a statement on its website, the Culture Ministry said the museums exhibition of Minoan artifacts would be open to visitors daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Trove of 3rd millennium BC artifacts recovered
SOFIA -- Bulgarian officials have said that they recovered a collection of 15,000 priceless gold artifacts from a smuggling gang.
The objects date back to the 3rd millennium BC, it was announced in Sofia.