Articles Tagged ‘Archaeology’

Photo Friday: Archaeology Under Foot

Photo Friday: Archaeology Under Foot October 1, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
Archaeology holds the throne of importance in Athens, and if it gets in the way of other things, well tough beans, buddy.  The long awaited New Acropolis Museum was no exception. When several layers of ancient cities were discovered during the early parts of construction, the rest of the world was asked...

Photo Friday: Elefsina Archaeological Museum

Photo Friday: Elefsina Archaeological Museum September 24, 2010 | Off the Beaten Path, Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
20 km south of Athens lies the ghostly remains of the cult of Demeter in the ancient site of Elefsis. The miserable goddess of grain, desperate for the return of her daughter from the clutches of the god of the underworld left Mount Olympus and came here, posing as a common woman seeking common jobs...

Photo Friday: The Skeleton of Syntagma

Photo Friday: The Skeleton of Syntagma August 27, 2010 | Photo Friday | Read More
As asked by many readers of the article about the Wonderful, Marvelous, Metro of Athens, here is the star of the underground’s archaeological exhibitions. Photo courtesy of Eve Astrid Andersson You need never feel alone in the Syntagma Station.