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Thessaloniki: Metro works uncover rare 6th century marble square

Construction works for the metro in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, have uncovered an important archaeological find: a rare 6th century marble plaza. The large square paved with marbles from the Byzantine period was discovered near the <Agia Sofia> station in the center of the city. The square has an oval shape …

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Archaeology: the “Oldest Hug in the world” excavated in Greece

What media call “the oldest hug” in the world was excavated in Greece. Two human skeletons of a man and a woman were found in embracing position, buried together  in the surroundings of cave Alepotrypa in Diros area, in South-Westen Peloponesse, not far away from the city of Gytheio. Nearby, …

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Amphipolis: archaeologists discover skeleton and nails from wooden coffin

The tomb of Amphipolis rewards excavators! According to a press release issued by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Wednesday, archaeologists discovered a human skeleton and several nails apparently from a wooden coffin. The findings have been discovered under the floor of the third chamber of the tomb, in a …

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Greece Exclusive: Build your house on an archaeological site and get away with it!

The Greece is a country where everybody does whatever he pleases and goes unpunished is not a secret. A little bribe here, a little indifference there, lack of good manners, culture, and equality before the law create a dangerous and immoral cocktail that seems to prevail and corrupt the citizens.  These ‘national’ characteristics …

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