The rare discovery was made just two weeks after the man purchased his first metal detector.
An Irish farmer doing routine work on his property stumbled across something much older and more interesting than standards debris.
"They may not look spectacular, but they point to an ages-old civilization," said archaeologist Clara Thys.
Researchers found that metalworkers in this period also engaged in an early form of recycling.
Archaeologists have found two Bronze Age tombs on the Greek mainland, filled with gold and treasure.
Analysis of the bottles show they contain residues of milk from animals, suggesting children's diets were supplemented.
When the pharaohs were confronted with environmental catastrophe, they didn't bury their heads in the sand.
"This is sort of a dark archaeology, where we benefit from climate change that's making this ice melt."
Dhaskalio is a protected site and uninhabited today, but was once widely known for ritual activities.
The toys' purpose was unknown, but the grave belonged to a "common child," as opposed to one of an elite social class.
The 4,000-year-old surveillance and communication network is the first of its kind ever discovered.
The parasitic worms were found in decomposed matter recovered from the surface of pelvic bones.
Before the Iron Age, there was the Space Iron Age.
Looking at the image "brought some people to tears."
Experts made the discovery on the Greek island of Thirassia.
Archaeologists are excavating dwellings so well-preserved they include footprints and dishes with remnants of meals still inside.