Accessibility Statement

The Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens is committed to making website accessible, following the provisions of Law 4727/2020 (Government Gazette 184 A’ 23-09-2020), Chapter VIII “DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY (TRANSPOSITION INTO GREEK LAW OF DIRECTIVE (EU) 2016/2102 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 26 OCTOBER 2016 ON THE ACCESSIBILITY OF WEBSITES AND MOBILE APPLICATIONS OF PUBLIC SECTOR BODIES)” which incorporates the Directive (EU) 2016/2012 into the national legal order. This accessibility statement applies to the website.

Compliance status

The website largely complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1 AA). It shows some deviations, concerning the area of e.g. Perceptuality or whatever else the audit shows. These divergences focus on (i) guidelines 1.1 and 2.4 (which concern the provision of text alternatives to any non-text content); as well as (ii) guideline 1.4 on distinctiveness, i.e. contrast in color brightness.

Preparation of this accessibility statementThis statement was prepared on 01-10-2023. The assessment of the website’s compliance with the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 was carried out through a self-assessment carried out by the public sector body and using the WAVE Website Accessibility Evaluation Tool.

According to the provisions of Law 4727/2020 (Government Gazette 184 A’ 23-09-2020), article 45, any interested party has the right to submit comments or a request for information on compliance status or a request for missing information. The competent authority for accessibility issues is the Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens (email:, tel. 2109225114)

Enforcement procedure

The competent directorate of the Ministry of Culture appropriately responds to the interested party. If there is no satisfactory answer, the interested party may contact the Public Defender of Rights (

The accessibility menu of the website is activated by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears in the middle left of the page. After you enable the accessibility menu, wait a while for it to load in its entirety. The Ephorate of Antiquities of the City of Athens is making a continuous effort to improve and restore accessibility problems, with regular scans of the with the scanner accessibility of WAVE. However, despite our desire to make all pages and content in the fully accessible, some content may not yet have been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards.