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Friday, October 16
October 16, 2009

¬†Pavlopetri, a submerged Mycenaean town off the coast of Greece, is 1,200 years older than previously thought. “It is a rare find and it is significant because as a submerged site it was never re-occupied and therefore represents a frozen moment of the past,” said Elias Spondylis of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. An Anglo-Greek […]

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Thursday, October 15
October 15, 2009

¬†A second man-made lake lined with limestone blocks was unearthed at the Temple of Mut in Tanis, according to an announcement made by Egypt’s Culture Ministry. Frank Ruhli, a Swiss anatomist and paleopathologist, has mummified a human leg using an ancient Egyptian recipe and high-tech tools to monitor the process. “It is a very important […]

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