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Athens Plague Victim Who Died 2,500 Years Ago Has Message for Coronavirus Era

In 430 BC, an 11-year-old ancient Athenian girl called "Myrtis" − a victim of the great plague of Athens -- could not imagine that after 2500 years, she would take part in the global effort in the fight against...

Experts Reveal Face of 7,000-Year-Old Woman in Athens

    History came to life on Friday in Athens, when scientists revealed the face of a woman who lived in central Greece 7,000 years ago. The reconstruction of the face of "Avgi"; a teenager who lived in 7,000 BC, was revealed...

Dawn: A 7,000-year-old Teenager Introduces Herself in Acropolis Museum

An 18-year-old girl who lived in Greece 7,000 years ago and was discovered by archaeologists in Theopetra cave, near the city of Trikala, has had her face reconstructed and is about to officially introduce herself to us. Eight years after...

'5 Years with Myrtis' Conference at the Acropolis Museum

The conference "5 years with Myrtis" on the five-year anniversary since the reconstruction of 11-year-old "Myrtis," the girl that put a face to distant antiquity, will take place on May 13 at the Acropolis museum in Athens, Greece. The name...