Unusual Antique News: Coffins in Cyprus

In recent news around the world, the AP reports that four clay coffins estimated to be 2000 years old were unearthed in Cyprus.  The coffins, untouched by grave robbers, were said to date from the  Hellenistic to early Roman period, from between 300 B.C. to 100 A.D. In addition, other items found at the site included human skeletal remains, terra cotta urns and more.  All of these were discovered while workers were fixing a sidewalk in a resort location.

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