Golden wreath discovered in woman’s grave in Greece

65c0greecetodayru image Golden wreath discovered in woman’s grave in Greece

Image from greecetoday.ruAn ancient wreath made of gold has been unearthed during excavation work for the new subway system in Greece’s second-largest city Thessaloniki.­According to archaeologists, the find was discovered on the site of an ancient cemetery. Archaeologist Vassiliki Misailidou said the olive branch wreath made of gold was buried in a simple, box-shaped woman’s grave dating to the late 4th or early 3rd century B.C., Construction Week Online said. The wreath appeared to be buried with a woman who lived about 2,300 years ago.According to the website, a total of 23,000 ancient and medieval artefacts have been found during archaeological excavations connected with the construction since 2006.

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Golden wreath discovered in woman’s grave in Greece


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