LIFE Gastronomy

Fight on to save Med diet from extinction

It may be on the Unesco heritage list, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits, is losing so much ground to the fast food culture that the decline may be irreversible.

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Mycenaean-era krater makes debut

Restorer Maria Kontakis places the Mycenaean-era Silver Krater of the Battle in a case at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, on Monday. This is the first time since its discovery 140 years ago that the splendid 12th century BC artifact showing a battle scene is put on public display, along with one of the gold cups found inside it. They will be on show until September 25. [ALEXANDROS VLACHOS/EPA]