Ancient Greek Cold Case? Archeologists Need A High-Tech Solution To Solve 2,500- Year-Old Mass Murder

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A failed revolution, from over 2,500 years ago, could be behind one of the largest Ancient Greek burial excavation ever uncovered. Located just south of Athens, in a site called Phaleron, experts believe that what was uncovered were the remains from a failed revolution by Cylon.

Before the birth of democracy, Cylon, the “first recorded Olympic champion,” wanted to make himself ruler of Athens, gathered supporters and staged a failed revolution. Although Cylon did escape, it appears that his followers did not.

The remains that were discovered could give archeologists important clues to the lives of the Ancient Greeks — but only after a specially trained group of archeologists work their magic to uncover these ancient secrets.

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SOURCE: Inquisitr.com

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