facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

1,400 ancient graves found in Greece

Sept. 12, 2008 at 9:16 PM   |   Comments

ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Greek officials said more than 1,400 ancient graves have been uncovered by construction workers in Thessaloniki.

The graves, which were found along a new metro line being built in the northern port city, range from the Hellenistic period to the late Roman era, the Athens News Agency reported Friday.

Thessaloniki is the country's second largest city.

.

© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Say goodbye to Chinese sturgeon Say goodbye to Chinese sturgeon
2
Video shows scientists dissecting colossal squid Video shows scientists dissecting colossal squid
3
Impact that doomed dinos enabled spread of modern forests Impact that doomed dinos enabled spread of modern forests
4
First 3D-printed car unveiled in Chicago First 3D-printed car unveiled in Chicago
5
Attic window offers glimpse of life inside a wasp nest Attic window offers glimpse of life inside a wasp nest
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback