Saturday, August 30, 2008

August 30th News

There's been a rather interesting discovery in Northern Greece in the last day or so, as the news will show.

New stories as of 10:10 AM:

Dead Sea Scrolls Will Be Put On Internet
Winston-Salem Journal
Scientists using American space technology have started a large project to digitally photograph the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest known version of the Hebrew Bible, and post it on the Internet for all to see, Israeli authorities said Wednesday...

Ancient Gold Treasure Puzzles Greek Archaeologists

Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A priceless gold wreath has been unearthed in an ancient city in northern Greece, buried with human bones in a large copper vase that workers initially took for a land mine...

Exceptional Find In Vergina
Archaeologists apparently uncovered one of most fascinating finds to date at the archaeological site of Vergina, northern Greece, earlier this week, namely, an immense cylindrical copper vessel inside of which was a slightly smaller, similar vessel...

Greek Archaeologists Uncover Rare Golden Wreath At Vergina Site
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Greek archaeologists discovered an ancient golden wreath during a dig at Vergina, northern Greece, the site of the tomb of Alexander the Great's father...

Chariot Find At Settlement Site
BBC News
Archaeologists have uncovered a small - but vital - clue to the use of a chariot in Moray...

Thursday, August 28, 2008

August 28th News (or lack of news)

The reason I haven't been posting in the last few days is that I can't find any stories to post. Everything that comes up today is about the Olympics, travel or the USA Democratic National Convention.

Even the website has no links to new stories from the Classical or medieval periods. At least not as of 9:45 AM.