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Archeological sites on Rhodes

Archeological sites on Rhodes

Posted in Places to visit | Read the full story

Like almost every part of Greece, the island has a number of important archeological sites, evidence of a history of over three thousand years. Excavations bring every year to the light new foundings. It is common in Greece for a church or an important building to be situated over the ...


Ancient surgery performed nearly 1,800 years ago

May 1st, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A skull of a young woman found during a dig in northern Greece has revealed that she had undergone head surgery nearly 1,800 years ago. According to an article published by the Greek daily newspaper, Kathimerini, archaeologists who discovered the skeleton at an ancient cemetery in the town of Veria ...


New discoveries in the port of Rhodes

Apr 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Greek divers and archaeologists discovered the remains of three medieval ships with 4,000 golden coins and jewellery on the bottom of the Aegean Sea, near the port of Rhodes. Analysis of the wood suggests one ship was built in the 13th century.