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A previously unknown ancient city has been revealed on mainland Greece near the village of Vlochós to the north of Athens. The city walls encompass a fortified area of about 40 hectares, with a residential area taking up about 15 hectares of that space.

So far the researchers have mapped out the basic measurements of the city above and below ground without carrying out any excavation.

Drones mapped the features still visible above ground, such as city walls, towers and gateways, and a magnetometer and ground penetrating radar were used to investigate buried features, such as the city's cobbled streets.

To read more:

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/lost-ancient-greek-city-that-was-too-big-see-has-just-been-discovered-

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