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Greek Shipwreck Graveyard Reveals Even More Ancient Treasures

Following the recent unexpected discovery of at least 58 ancient shipwrecks in the archipelago of the Greek island of Fournoi, still more treasures have come to light. Greece's culture ministry has announced that an additional three ancient shipwrecks, loaded...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much more influential and larger than previously thought. Archeologists already knew that Knossos was Europe's oldest city and...

Tablets Used to Cast Curses Discovered in 2,400-Year-Old Grave in Athens

Over a decade ago an ancient grave located northeast of Piraeus near Athens, revealed the cremated remains of a young women and five lead curse tablets from 2,400 years ago. Four of the curse tablets are engraved with curses to be cast...