Ancient grave with gold wreath found in Thessaloniki
|One of the eight gold wreaths which came to light during the Thessaloniki subway works [Source: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ]|
A total 23,000 ancient and medieval artifacts have been found during archaeological excavations connected with the construction since 2006.
|Ancient marble paved road unearthed during the Thessaloniki subway works [Source: To Vima]|
Another eight golden wreaths were discovered in a single grave four years ago during subway work.
The much-delayed construction project is expected to be finished in 2017.
Source: The Associated Press [January 25, 2013]