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Gold Wreath Found in Thessaloniki Subway Dig

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

THESSALONIKI, GREECEā€”A gold wreath resembling an olive branch has been discovered during the excavation of a new station in the Thessaloniki subway system. This 2,500-year-old wreath was found within a large Macedonian tomb, adorning the head of its female occupant. It is the ninth such wreath to have been uncovered during the project.