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Neolithic embraced couple skeletons found in Greece

Diros caves where the neolithic remains were found.
Diros caves where the neolithic remains were found. Image by stefg74 / CC BY 2.0

The remains of an embraced couple, discovered by archaeologists in southern Greece in 2014, have been dated back to around 3800 BC. The discovery was made in the Alepotrypa Cave. The archaeologists believe the cave was a settlement and a cemetery between 6000 BC and 3200 BC, and that it was sealed off by a strong earthquake. Tools, silver and pottery from the same age have also been unearthed at the site. Read more: euronews.com