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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Sarcophagus Painted With Homeric Scenes Discovered


During construction a tomb possably dated at the time of Homer was discovered. Altough its valuable artifacts have been looted it's walls are decorated with vivid scenes from the epics of Homer.

A 2,500-year-old sarcophaguswith vivid color illustrations from Homer's epics has been discovered in western Cyprus, archaeologists said Monday.

Painting such as these can reveal details of life lost from antiquity.

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Anonymous PHenry said...

When I first scanned the headline, I thought it said 'homoerotic' pictures were found. Then I read further and realized it was about Homer. But when I looked at the picutre, it didn't look anything like Bart or Lisa, so now I don't know WHAT its all about....
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