Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
Some 24 centuries after the ancient Greek father of medicine taught his students under an Oriental plane tree, scientists say they have the tree's genetic blueprint.
Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed.
Analysis of tombstones from the Hellenistic period suggest tombstones served as much more than markers for the dead.
The ancient Olympians focused on diets that were low in carbs and high in protein.
A poisonous plant fermented into wine may have killed the Macedonian leader in 323 B.C. Continue reading →
The ancient Mycenaeans have a reputation as palace-builders and warriors, but they were also quite sophisticated cooks.
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