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2,700-year-old portico found in Greece

The remains of a 2,700-year-old portico has been unearthed in the ancient city of Argilos in northern Greece. In ancient Greece, the portico -- stoa in Greek -- was a long, open structure that often housed shops and delineated public squares from the city -- the agora. "Porticos are well known from

Rome unveils ancient luxury complex

Officials in Italy have unveiled new discoveries found in an ancient Roman luxury complex filed with porticos, mosaics and thermal baths. The 1,800 square-meter (2,000 square-yard) complex, dating from the 2nd to 4th centuries, has been excavated intermittently since 2004, when the ruins were accidentally discovered during the renovation of a