Kottabos- The ancient Greek drinking game
The Chalcidian helmet- a bronze helm worn by warriors in the 4th & 5th century BC
“Pandora’s Box”-Pandora was the first woman on earth and the “box” was, in fact, a large jar that contained all the evils of the world
The ancient Greeks had a drinking game called Kottabos
“Pandora’s Box” was actually “Pandora’s Jar”: A translation error made 500 years ago has persisted to this day.
Antikythera mechanism is the earliest known analog computer and is regarded as “more valuable than the Mona Lisa”
The Riace bronzes- 43 years ago, the bronze warriors emerged from the sea
Beautiful 2,200-year-old mosaics discovered in ancient Greek city
Two diving archaeologists invent cheap sonar technology for shipwreck divers
Ancient script proves to be first of its language, archaeologists unable to translate
Young Israeli boy finds 3,000-year-old ancient figurine
The Ancient Greek Antikythera mechanism is the earliest known analog computer and is regarded as “more valuable than the Mona Lisa”.