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Archaeologists reveal 24-century-old family tragedy

Archaeologists digging an ancient Hellenistic city in Cyprus have come upon a family tragedy 24 centuries ago, the Cypriot Department of Antiquities announced on Thursday.It said the archaeologists who continued excavating at the ancient city-state of Kourion have come upon the remains of four members of a family believed to have been buried under the ruins of their house which collapsed following a massive earthquake that destroyed the city in the fourth century BC.

read more Archaeologists reveal 24-century-old family tragedy | Shanghai Daily.

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This entry was posted on August 16, 2014 by in Archaeology.

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