Herodotus Returns


Ancient Greek tombs uncovered by rainfall
February 15, 2010, 9:35 am
Filed under: Greece | Tags: ,

Mother Nature as master excavator in Greece. Haven’t heard anything more about this find yet.

Eight tombs dating to the Hellenist Period were partially revealed recently in the region of Gonous, Larissa prefecture, after flooding caused by heavy rainfall swept away a rural dirt road.

The Archaeological Service subsequently conducted an excavation, which brought to light the tombs which, according to initial assessment, date back to between the end of the 4th century BC and the beginning of the 3rd century BC.

Of the eight tombs, only one is intact.

Check the rest of the story here.

More recent finds in Greece:

Shrine to Zeus discovered on Mount Lykaion

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