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Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

by Pat Coate | October 25, 2008
"This is a very rare case where the remains have stayed undisturbed by farming or other external intervention for about 6,000 years."
- Ministry statement

Sosandra, Greece - A 6,000 year-old set of household gear, including crockery and two wood-fired ovens, has been found in the buried ruins of a prehistoric farmhouse in northern Greece, officials said Thursday.

A Culture Ministry statement said the discovery "provides invaluable, unique information" on late Neolithic domestic architecture and household organization.

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