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Amphora

Another Clay Amphora With Human Bones at Ierapetra, Crete

A clay amphora containing human bones was found in the area of Gra Lygia, Ierapetra, in Crete. This is the second clay amphora with human remains found in the region after fragments of an amphora were washed ashore by the sea...

Scientists Use Mass Spectrometry to Analyze an Ancient Greek Amphora

An article published in the Journal of Mass Spectrometry focuses on research by Russian scientists into an analysis of an ancient vase. By identifying the components of the oldest bitumen (petroleum found in natural deposits) sample they have made...

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

Greek Culture Minister Costas Tasoulas publicly thanked a 90-year-old French citizen for returning an ancient ceramic amphora he had in his possession for 40 years. The Greek minister commended the French man in front of all European Union culture ministers...