Lesvos petrified forest yields more surprises


A fossilized tree trunk is unearthed on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, in a photograph released on Friday. Archaeologists excavating the eastern Aegean island’s petrified forest on Thursday discovered 50 new tree trunks that had been buried for thousands of years under volcanic ash and debris. [Stratis Balaskas/ANA-MPA]