Τomb of ‘Prominent Woman’ Unearthed in Greece’s Sikinos



A tomb of a prominent woman came to light in Episkopi, Sikinos, during the restoration work of the Episkopi Monument that the Ministry of Culture and Sports has carried out along with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades since 2017.

“The wealth of jewelry worn by the woman betrays that she was a prominent figure in Sikinos society,” the Culture Ministry said in an announcement.

Archaeologists gathered golden wristbands, rings, a necklace, a buckle with embossed chamomile, along with glass and metal vases, as well as fragments of the costume of the dead,” the announcement said.

Source: AMNA