An ancient shipwreck near the northern Greek island of Alonissos will be the first in Greece to be made accessible to the public. It dates to the 5th century BC and was carrying 4,000 amphoras.
Three archaeological expeditions are working at Nineveh, and authorities plan to open the city to tourists next year.
“Scientists have fully sequenced the DNA of a Pompeii man killed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.”
Judith Sudilovsky went on a tour of Turkey, and she reports on what she saw at Harran, the city where Abraham lived, at Urfa/Edessa, and at the Haleplibahçe Mozaik Museum.
“The United Kingdom and Greece have agreed to formal talks regarding the return of the Parthenon marbles.”
A former president of the Louvre has been charged with crimes related to the trafficking of Egyptian artifacts.
Amanda Claridge, archaeologist and author of Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide, died earlier this month.
HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Keith Keyser, Explorator