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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.


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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