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  • 6,000-Year-Old Wine Found In Greece – Ancient Samples May Be Oldest Unearthed In Europe

    on Oct 6, 13 • in Archaeology, Excavation, Greece, Neolithic, News, Pottery • with Comments Off

    (© Mission Archéologique de Dikili Tash)

      Conventional wisdom agrees that a fine wine generally gets better with age — good news for the 6,200-year-old wine samples unearthed in Greece, huh? Researchers working at an ongoing dig site in northern Greece recently announced that the final results of residue analysis from ancient ceramics showed evidence of wine dating back to 4200 B.C., according to the Greek Reporter. The excavation, located at a prehistoric settlement known as Dikili Tash, is situated 1.2 miles from the ancient city of Philippi and has been inhabited since 6500 B.C., according to the researchers’ website. The analysis was not

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