The legends of ancient lost cities are often overwhelming, yet those who are keen on actual facts are welcome in Greece. The ancient city of Helike, discovered in 2000, is seeking volunteers to help with the excavation works. A view of the excavations... [continue reading]
Posted by archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com on February 28, 2012, 09:30.
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