Late Bronze Age collapse
While the Costa Navarino resort in the southwestern Peloponnese remains closed to guests, the construction of two new golf courses and two new luxurious hotel units is proceeding.
At Navarino Bay a hyper-luxurious hotel is under construction, while the company is building a state-of-the-art 'lifestyle resort' with holiday homes by the sea at nearby Navarino Waterfront.
Maria Zacharopoulou spent hours as a young girl on her balcony watching American and Greek archaeologists hard at work in the building next to her family home in the village of Hora in Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese. She was awed and intrigued by the discoveries they were making in local archaeological digs and dreamed of one day becoming a part of their team.
A Roman oil lamp depicting Trojan hero Aeneas carrying his father, inspired by Virgil's epic "The Aeneid," was among the many artifacts unearthed at the site of ancient Tenea which was discovered in 2018 during excavations at Chiliomodi in Corinthia. This season's dig at Tenea revealed a 500-square meter Roman baths complex.