The archaeology of a vampire or digging up ancient Lesbos


The archaeology of a vampire or digging up ancient Lesbos

Lecture by Hector Williams

Give on October 3, 1992 at the University of British Columbia

Examining the archaeological discoveries on the Greek island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea, close to Turkey. Discusses how Lesbos was in ancient times a prosperous island from trade, such as wine. It flourished in 600 BC, but was later conquered by the Persians. This discussion includes archaeological finds from the ancient, medieval and modern periods, such as the discovery of ‘vampire’ remains.

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