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'Majestic' Roman villa discovered in Amyntaio, Northern Greece

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For anyone visiting northern Greece, there will soon be a new “must visit” on the cultural itinerary. The Roman “Villa of Alexandros” which was uncovered last …

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Fish the primary source of nutrition in medieval Northern Ostrobothnia

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Researchers investigated the diet of people buried in the Ii Hamina cemetery from the 15th to the 17th centuries by analysing isotopes in the bones of …

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Gold grave goods in sarcophagi of Thessaloniki

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‘Ellada’ or ‘Hellas’, the name of a woman who was probably of Athenian origin, lived, died and was buried in Thessaloniki. Time went by and when …

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Traces of the ancient Greek port of Naples found

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An ancient port in Naples, believed to be the harbour 25 centuries ago when it was called Palepolis by the Greeks who ousted the Etruscans, has …

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400+ archaeological digs conducted along Trans-Adriatic Pipeline route in Northern Greece

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More than 400 archaeological excavations discovered along the route dug out for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) have been completed, while another 7 large-scale projects are ongoing …

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Compassion helped Neanderthals to survive, new study reveals

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They have an unwarranted image as brutish and uncaring, but new research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was. Neanderthals were genuinely caring …

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Skulls show women moved across medieval Europe, not just men

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The newcomers who arrived in the little farming villages of medieval Germany would have stood out: They had dark hair and tawny skin, spoke a different …