Metro construction in Thessaloniki reveals archeological treasures

Church of the Acheiropoietos (5th century) Thessaloniki Image: Κώστας Τ (wikimedia)

Archaeologists have found more than 300.000 historical artefacts in an excavation connected to the construction of a subway line in Thessaloniki in Greece. The scale of the finds is much more than anticipated and has caused delays for the construction schedule. Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants.

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