Classical era grave steles unearthed at Tinos cemetery

August 11, 2019 - General

A significant number of grave steles dated back to the Classical period, some of them carved in very high relief, were revealed during an excavation conducted by the University of Athens at a Classical era cemetery in Xobourgo on the Greek island of Tinos.

The classical cemetery on the south-eastern slopes of the Xobourgo hill
[Credit: Hellenic Ministry of Culture]The importance of the sculptures is immense as they provide…

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