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Phoenician Tombs Found In Sicily

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Archaeologists have unearthed 40 sarcophagi in what was once the sacred Phoenician burial grounds of Birgi, near the ancient colony of Motya. The tombs were discovered by chance by a group of construction workers excavating the foundations of a house close to the westernmost tip of Sicily near Marsala, culture officials said.

 

via Ansa.it

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Thank you for posting this. I'd not heard this news.

 

Julian

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