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Ancient Tomb hidden inside a department store in Athens

An Ancient Roman Tomb is located in a place one would never thought it would: inside  a department store in downtown Athens. I must say right away: I had no idea that such treasuries exist in our stores. Archaeological ruins are scattered throughout the capital of Greece especially in its …

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Late Minoan Treasuries: The Unlooted Tomb by Ierapetra, Crete (picts)

It needed a local farmer, his truck and a parking attempt to have archaeologists unearth an rare treasury, the unlooted chamber tomb dated to the Late Minoan IIIA-B period by Ierapetra, Crete. The chamber tomb can be dated approximately from 1400 to 1200 BC, the Greek Culture Ministry said on …

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Tomb of noblewoman Neiko buried 1800 years ago discovered on Sikinos

Her name was “Neiko” and she was a noblewoman who lived and died 1,800 years ago. Greek archaeologists cannot say yet the woman also had lived on the island of Sikinos in the Aegean Sea, where her tomb was discovered. Greek archaeologists found out that Neiko’s tomb remained intact all …

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Impressive Mycenaean chamber tomb from 14c BC discovered in Orchomenos

A chamber tomb of significant archaeological importance has been discovered in Orchomenos, Viotia, Greece’s Ministry of Culture & Sports announced on Monday. Describing the discovery as  “one of the largest Mycenaean carved chamber tombs ever found in Greece,”  a Ministry statement said that the construction of the chamber tomb dates …

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Amphipolis: Five skeletons in the tomb; VIP-dead was a woman; Olympias scenario

Greek Culture Ministry released new information and new pictures regarding the mystery ancient tomb of Apmphipolis. The dead  buried in Amphipolis tomb were five,” a press release uploaded in the Ministry website said, adding that that “one skeleton belonged to a woman, two to men, one to a newborn, while …

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Amphipolis tomb: Professor claims “the Feet of Caryatids are Greek” and triggers outrage

A Forestry Professor who apparently loves to pseydo-analyses the origins of ancient statues based on podiatric criteria sent an e-mail to the press woman in charge for the communication of the excavations in ancient tomb of Amphipolis; Yes, we have such a position here: press office of Amphipolis tomb excavations…  …

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August 2014: Greeks discover an ancient tomb and the property tax

This month, August of 2014 has been very important for Greece. The coalition government of Samaras-Venizelos – that is conservative Nea Dimokratia & socialist PASOK- has made two discoveries of great significance and priceless value  for millions of people, in and outside Greece. In August 2014, Greece made two discoveries: …

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