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Sikinos Dig Reveals Ancient Noble Woman’s Grave Complete with Jewellery

The untouched tomb of a prominent woman buried on the Cycladic island of Sikinoscomplete with 1,800-year-old jewelry has come to light following restoration works on a monument there by archaeologists, the Greek culture ministry announced recently.

he grave with the inscription “Neiko” was found inside the vault of a Roman-era mausoleum at Episkopi, initially believed to be the temple of Apollo Pythios. The excavating team found golden jewelry, including wristbands, rings, a pendant and...