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Hellenistic-Era Grave Discovered in Chieti, Italy

A spectacular Hellenistic-era grave featuring elegant grave goods was just uncovered in Chieti, Italy last week as a result of a public works project. The discovery of the burial, from the fourth to the third century BC, was made as...

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...

Archaeologists Discover Eight Ancient Graves in Western Peloponnese

According to the Greek Ministry of Culture, archaeologists excavating a site in Ilia, a region in the western Peloponnese, recently discovered eight ancient graves spanning from the second to the fourth century BC. The eight tombs discovered during digs in...

British Police Knock Down Kos Farmhouse in Search for Ben Needham

Continuing their search for possible remains of Ben Needham, a toddler that disappeared while holidaying with his parents on the Greek island of Kos in 1991, police officers from South Yorkshire on Tuesday obtained permission to knock down part...

Ben Needham: Kos Dig Interrupted as Owner Fears Consequences of More Ancient Discoveries

British police hope to find the remains of Ben Needham, the Sheffield toddler that disappeared 25 years ago on the Greek island of Kos, after information was handed to them suggesting that he might have been crushed by a...