Ancient find may be earliest extract of epic Homer poem Odyssey

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Clay slab believed to date from 3rd century AD discovered near ancient city of Olympia

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey in the ancient city of Olympia, southern Greece, in what could be the earliest record of the epic poem, the Greek culture ministry said.

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