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Countless offerings by ancient Greek worshipers unearthed on Kythnos

Archaeologists excavating a hilltop sanctuary on the Aegean Sea island of Kythnos have discovered “countless” pottery offerings left by ancient worshippers over the centuries, Greece’s Culture Ministry said Wednesday. A ministry statement said the finds from work this year included more than 2,000 intact or almost complete clay figurines, mostly …

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Superyacht “007” sinks off Kythnos: GPS to blame for the accident?

The Superyacht 007 remains submerged off the beach of Kolonas on the island of Kythnos in the central Aegean Sea, still four days after it ran aground on Friday evening. The large inflow of water gradually tilted the 47-meter-long vessel to the left. Local residents, the coast guard and members …

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Unknown shipwreck discovered off the island of Kythnos

Αn unknown shipwreck was discovered west of the island of Kythnos in the wesaten Cyclades, soe 56 nautical miles of Attica. There are indications that the ship sank after an explosion at its prow. There are no indications of its date yet. Researcher Kostas Thoktaridis told state=run news agency amna, …

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Treasury of findings on islet off Kythnos confirm habitation since 3000 BC

Archaeologists have unearthed a wealth of findings on the islet Vryokastraki off Kythnos confirming signs of habitation stretching from the Early Cycladic era around 3000 BC until the 7th and 8th century AD. The excavation on the islet Vryokastraki off the island of Kythnos in the Aegean Sea, brought to …

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