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Offline Jolly Roger

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Mesolithic face to be revealed
« on: Sunday, 14 January, 2018 @ 22:30:08 »
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An 18-year-old girl who lived in Greece 7,000 years ago and was unearthed by archaeologists in Theopetra cave, near the city of Trikala, has had her face reconstructed and is about to officially introduce herself to the public.Eight years after the revelation of Myrtis, the reconstructed head of a girl that once lived in Classical-era ancient Athens and died during the plague in Athens in the 5th century BC and following the international sensation that it caused, the Acropolis museum is ready to to introduce Dawn’s new face from an even earlier past, to Greek and international audiences.Dawn (Avgi in Greek) is a woman from the Mesolithic era (7,000 BC) who lived in the Theopetra cave, according to Athens University professor Manolis Papagrigorakis; who has invested a great deal of time and learning in order to bring Greeks “face to face” with their ancestors.

http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/29360-neolithic-girl-s-reconstructed-face-unveiled-at-acropolis-museum-on-january-19.html

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Re: Mesolithic face to be revealed
« Reply #1 on: Saturday, 20 January, 2018 @ 19:38:38 »
'Avgi' - didn't she work in the Tourist Information office in Argostoli?



More of the story on National Geographic (the next vid, the cat & duckling, is quite cute).