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Dozens of curse tablets discovered in 2,500-year-old Athens well

Dozens of curse tablets have been discovered in a  2,500 year-old water well in the ancient Greek cemetery of Kerameikos in downtown Athens.  The 30 small lead tablets were found engraved with ancient curses and hexes at the bottom of the well. Curse against the newlywed Glykera, focusing on her …

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Ancient Kouros statues discovered by farmer trying to plant olive trees

A farmer in Atalanti, Central Greece, wanted to plant olive trees, but found an ancient statue of a Kouros instead. While the farmer was preparing the soil in his plot, his tools hit something that looked like a statue. He informed authorities that started a broader excavation and the result …

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