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Ancient Civilizations

The Wealthiest Grave of the 5th Millennium BC

Archaeologists in Bulgaria stumbled upon the wealthiest grave of the 5th millennium BC containing the oldest golden artifacts ever found. The incredible finding by excavator operator Raycho Marinov is one of the most important archaeological discoveries ever made in the...

Scarabs, Phalluses, Evil Eyes: Ancient Amulets and Disease

Believed to possess magical qualities, ancient amulets were once widely used. They range from amber pendants worn during Denmark’s Mesolithic age to evil eyes in ancient Greece. By Marguerite Johnson Throughout antiquity, from the Mediterranean to Egypt and today’s Middle East,...

Culture’s Role as Tool of Soft Power and Economic Development Discussed at Civilizations Forum

The many ways in which countries can cooperate in promoting cultural heritage and intercultural dialog were the main topics discussed by the foreign ministers of Greece, Italy, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Peru, Bolivia and Mexico in the “Ancient...

Ancient Civilizations Forum in Athens

Greece’s aim through the Ancient Civilizations Forum scheduled in Athens is to give it an institutional character and open it up to more countries, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday, during a press briefing on the forum. “It is...