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Gold wreath found in Cyprus tomb complex

A gold wreath in the shape of an ivy plant has been found at a 2,400-year-old tomb complex in Cyprus. The complex contains three burial chambers, two of which were intact while the third had been looted. In the unlooted chambers archaeologists found human remains as well as jewelry, figurines, weapons

2,500-year-old golden wreath found in Thessaloniki

Subway construction in Greece has unearthed a golden wreath which dates back 2,500 years. The wreath was found inside a large box-type Macedonian tomb on the head of a buried body. The discovery was confirmed by the Athens News Agency, K.B. Misailidou, Director of 16th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities,

Two arrested in Greece after police find golden wreath

Two men, a retired policeman and a house painter, have been arrested on suspicion of antiquities smuggling after police found a golden wreath and an armband in their car. The suspects were stopped by highway police near the village of Asprovalta, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of Thessaloniki late Thursday.

Golden artifacts found outside Bulgarian fortress

A gold ring and golden leaf from a wreath have been unearthed outside the fortress gate of Sozopol in Bulgaria. The ring has a semi-precious stone and most probably dates back to the Roman era (first to the fourth century CE). The golden leaf from a wreath dates back to the