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2,400-year-old baby bottle found in Italy

A terracotta pig, believed to be a baby bottle, has been found in a rock-cut tomb in Italy’s Puglia region. Known as guttus, the unique vessel dates back about 2,400 years, when the “heel” of Italy was inhabited by the Messapian people, a tribal group who migrated from Illyria (a region

Italian police seal off illegal archaeological dig

Police in Italy have sealed off an illegal archaeological dig and have recovered 108 stolen artifacts. The artefacts were excavated from tombs dating to the Daunian era, which preceded the Roman empire, in the southern region of Puglia. The pieces were expected to be trafficked on the illegal antiquities market. Several sites were