Neolithic Site Found in Cyprus

Posted On May 31, 2018
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THESSALONIKI, GREECE—According to a Cyprus Mail report, a team of researchers led by Nikolaos Efstratiou of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki has found a Neolithic site in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, which are located in the center of the island of Cyprus. A hunter-gatherer site, found nearby, has been under excavation as… more »

Neolithic site brought to light in Troodos mountains by Aristotle University

Cyprus Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announced the completion of the 2018 archaeological mission of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUT) in the Troodos mountains.

The team, under the direction of Professor Nikos Efstratiou, consisted of AUT students of History and Archaeology and Archaeologist/Educator Mr Demetris Kyriakou. This year… more »

SNF Major Grant to Stimulate Greece’s Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in the Agricultural Sector

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has gifted a landmark grant of $27,477,000 to support a major initiative that aims to help revitalize one of Greece’s most critical sectors—agriculture—by training and developing a new generation of farmers and inspiring agriculture and food entrepreneurs.

The three-year project is spearheaded by Rutgers University¬–New Brunswick in partnership… more »

Street of balconies discovered in Italy’s Pompeii

Posted On May 31, 2018
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The archaeological dig site’s director hailed the “rarity” as a glimpse into middle-class Roman life. The discovery also included frescoes, wine and a partially preserved garden.

Archaeologists working at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii announced on Thursday that they have uncovered a “street of balconies” in a newly explored part of the… more »

Ancient Horse and Stable Found Under Pompeii Ash

Posted On May 31, 2018
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The horse likely swiveled its ears when it heard the deafening roar from Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. That was one of the last things the animal ever did: After that, it died, buried in the massive amounts of ash that killed about 30,000 people and destroyed Pompeii.

Now, archaeologists have found the… more »