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Vesuvius Volcano Victim’s Skeleton Found in Herculaneum

The skeleton of a victim of the cataclysmic eruption of the Mt. Vesuvius volcano was found this week in Herculaneum, near Pompeii, representing the first such find in over 25 years. Like its larger sister town, Herculaneum was also destroyed...

Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome

A skeleton discovered this week in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD, proves that Greek culture was thriving in ancient Rome. The discovery was made in the necropolis...

Mystery on Mount Athos: Woman's Bones Discovered in Monastery

A group of scientists announced on Sunday in Thessaloniki that they had discovered bones "most certainly" belonging to a woman who was buried centuries ago at the cemetery of Pantokratoros Monastery on Mount Athos. The Greek "Holy Mountain" with its...

Human Skeleton Discovered in Well, Close to Where Brit Tourist Vanished 12 Years Ago

Police have reported that a skeleton has been discovered at the bottom of a well in the resort town of Malia, Crete near the same location where British tourist Steven Cook vanished almost 12 years ago. The skeleton was discovered...

Skeleton of Worker From 550 BC Found in Greece

A human skeleton was found on the uninhabited island of Despotiko, that archaeologists believe is the remains of a worker circa 550 BC, says a Kathimerini newspaper report. The skeleton was found during the restoration work on an ancient temple...

Alexander the Great Coins Found in Amphipolis Tomb

Coins depicting the face of Alexander the Great were discovered inside the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, announced head of excavations Katerina Peristeri during a press conference on Saturday. Peristeri said that the coins are dated around the 2nd century B.C., the...

The 'Resident' of the Amphipolis Tomb

A man of medium height, white skin, and brown or red hair: This is how the infamous and long awaited “resident” of the Amphipolis Tomb looked like, according to the scientists’ estimations, based on the facts regarding the Greeks of...

Amphipolis Tomb Excavation Ends, Labs to Determine Skeleton's Identity

Greece 's General Secretary of Culture Lina Mendoni on November 14, said that excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb came to an end and the skeleton of the buried has been transferred to a laboratory in order to determine...