Baku, December 17 AZERTAC
Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient Greek city called Vlochós, roughly 560 kilometres (350 miles) north of Athens.
According to Science Alert, the vast, 2,500-year-old city, buried at the top of a hill in central Greece, had gone unnoticed until now, because it was assumed to be the remains of a small village of little archaeological interest. But now signs of a large urban sprawl are finally coming to light.
The site itself sits atop a 215-metre-tall (705-foot-tall) hill named Strongilovoúni in western Thessaly - an area that was once thought of as a 'back water' of antiquity with little historical significance.
To see what was hiding below, they used ground-penetrating radar systems, finding evidence of a town square and a much larger urban sprawl than previously thought.
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