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More of the Palladion Found

Greek Reporter seems to be the only one mentioning this one: Part of the ancient Greek court Palladion, which tried murder cases from Classical until the Roman Ages, was discovered along with movable findings in downtown Athens. In the 60?s, archaeologist Ioannis Travlos discovered another part of the court, including the entrance. But now, excavations [...]
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Strange Roman Ritual?

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (4 years ago)

I keep coming across mention of matters Classical in ancient Jewish texts — in this case, the Talmud — which don’t sound quite ‘right’. Here’s one mentioned in the Jewish Journal: The ancient Romans were known for their wild and wei... Read Post

Ancient Greek kore statue found in looter’s goat pen

History / Ancient History : The History Blog (3 years ago)

Greek police raided a home on the hills outside of Athens and discovered a nearly intact ancient marble kore hidden in the goat pen. The 40-year-old goat herder and a 56-year-old man thought to be his accomplice were arrested. The t... Read Post

Bronze Age hair ring, ingots found in Anglesey

History / Ancient History : The History Blog (4 hours ago)

Four Bronze Age artifacts discovered in Wales by a metal detectorist were declared treasure trove at a coroner’s inquest on Wednesday. A gold and silver ring and three fragments of copper ingots were found on farmland in Cwm Cadnant... Read Post

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