Mike Aquilina

Pall to the Thessalonians

Saturday March 15th 2008, 8:15 pm

A find of some importance….

ATHENS, Greece – Greek workers discovered around 1,000 graves, some filled with ancient treasures, while excavating for a subway system in the historic city of Thessaloniki, the state archaeological authority said Monday.

Some of the graves, which dated from the first century B.C. to the 5th century A.D., contained jewelry, coins and various pieces of art, the Greek archaeological service said in a statement.