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Burial Gifts Discovery at Infant’s Grave a First at Ancient Greek City

Archeologists at the ancient Greek city of Kelenderis on the Turkish coast have, for the first time, discovered burial gifts, including glass bracelets, at a child's grave along with a furnace for tile production. The skeleton of the boy had four...

Ancient Cemetery for Infants Discovered on Greek Island

The study of the largest ancient Greek cemetery for infants found on Astypalea island in Greece continues, shedding light on the goddess of childbirth

10000-Year-Old Grave in Italy has Earliest Infant Burial in Europe

The 10000-year-old burial of a female infant, the earliest such burial known in Europe, shows that society even in Mesolithic times honored its youngest members and that females were treated the same as males in this regard. Archaeologists at the...