Greek historian 2,000 years ahead of his time
Published on June 8th, 2011 | by Admin0
To test out whether Strabo’s claim was true, researchers took sediment samples from the area. Using radiocarbon dating to determine how old different layers of the soil were and analyzing the remains of ancient microorganisms trapped in the soil, the researchers reconstructed the ancient environment of the strip connecting Piraeus to the mainland.
Story: Valeria Ross, CBS News | Photo: Wikimedia Commons