After spat, BBC spy show gets access to ancient Greek temple

Apr 3, 2018

A panel of archaeologists has granted a British television crew access to an ancient site near Athens to film scenes for a TV adaptation of spy novelist John le Carre's "The Little Drummer Girl."

Greek govt upset as spy show denied access to ancient temple

Mar 29, 2018

Greece's government has slammed a decision by the country's powerful archaeological council not to allow Britain's BBC to film part of a six-part serialized adaptation of a John le Carre novel in Cape Sounion, site of an ancient temple of Poseidon

Germany returns 3,000-year-old wooden Olmec busts to Mexico

Mar 20, 2018

Mexico says German authorities have returned two rare, wooden Olmec sculptures over 3,000 years old

False story says archaeologists unearth Exodus evidence

Mar 6, 2018

False story says archaeologists unearth Exodus evidence

Rome subway construction uncovers 2nd-century military home

Mar 2, 2018

Archaeologists say work to expand Rome's subway has unearthed a 2nd-century residence of a military commander.

Greek museum strike shut sites in Athens, Crete

Mar 2, 2018

Museums and archaeological sites in the wider Athens area and on the Greek island of Crete are shut for the day because of a strike by guards over a benefits dispute with the Culture Ministry

Jordan underwater survey finds parts of Islamic-era port

Feb 27, 2018

Jordan's first underwater archaeological survey detects stone barrier, believed to be part of the partially submerged centuries-old Red Sea port of Ayla

Parts of Ramses II statue found in southern Egypt

Feb 27, 2018

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered parts of a statue of one of its most famous pharaohs, Ramses II, in the southern city of Aswan

Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt

Feb 24, 2018

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has announced the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo

Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

Feb 20, 2018

Mexican experts say the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system "is probably the most important underwater archaeological site in the world," but is threatened by pollution

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