In Greece nisli the ruins of three ancient cities
Archaeologists have discovered in Northern Greece, between the towns of Kozani and Florina remains of the prehistoric settlement, which existed here for about 6 thousand years BC. The report of the discovery made today.
As RIA “Novosti”, the excavations in these places have been conducted since 2003, but only now are archaeologists beginning to understand the real dimensions of the work that lies before them. According to experts, there is an entire network of small prehistoric villages, most of which is still hidden under the ground. Here found stone tools, fossilized remains of lentil, which is cultivated by ancient farmers, and more than fifty clay figures.
Earlier this week in the seaside Athens area of Voula were found a vast area of over 1500 square meters – ruins of the ancient market, including antique street, the shops, the sanctuary. These ruins date from about the fifth-fourth centuries BC. The archaeologists believe that there could be a market, confirmed by the found coins, weights for scales, and numerous sherds of ceramic vessels.
And in the Athens district of Menidi excavations at the newly opened ancient theatre. Scientists believe that they have found the ancient city Aharna,which was located here in ancient times. It is possible that in this theatre once played by the famous Comedy playwright Aristophanes antiquity “Ahardane”, in which, however, residents Ahern shown limited enough people who make a living burning coal and serve in political issues, the conservative ignorant positions.
In addition, last week it was announced several separate finds outstanding value. So, in Dion, the sacred town of ancient Macedonia, was discovered a massive statue of Hera. Near the city of Kavala, archaeologists found almost completely preserved chariot of the second century of our era with reliefs showing the labors of Hercules, and with the chariot – buried remains of four horses.
To this same period belongs the statue head found in excavations of the city of the Roman era Kallinge near Thessaloniki. Most likely, we are talking about copies of the famous antique statue of the hero Meleager, executed by the great sculptor Scopas ancient times. The original statue has not survived, however, found first-class Roman copy, along with the other copies, already known to archaeologists, will help experts to get a clear picture of what was original.