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‘Exceptionally important’ Greek tomb from era of Alexander the Great discovered - The Washington Post

‘Exceptionally important’ Greek tomb from era of Alexander the Great discovered

‘Exceptionally important’ Greek tomb from era of Alexander the Great discovered - The Washington Post

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: Close-up of the West Caryatid head - A wonderful view of the West Caryatid head, as it is uncovered.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: Close-up of the West Caryatid head - A wonderful view of the West Caryatid head, as it is uncovered.

The Amphipolis caryatids revealedThe Amphipolis excavation has fueled intense media attention as the site dates to the era of Alexander the Great’s death and some archaeologists have suggested relatives of the warrior king might be buried there. Read more at: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/09/the-amphipolis-caryatids-revealed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheArchaeologyNewsNetwork+(The+Archaeology+News+Network)#.VBI4NGOKWDp

The Amphipolis caryatids revealedThe Amphipolis excavation has fueled intense media attention as the site dates to the era of Alexander the Great’s death and some archaeologists have suggested relatives of the warrior king might be buried there. Read more at: http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2014/09/the-amphipolis-caryatids-revealed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TheArchaeologyNewsNetwork+(The+Archaeology+News+Network)#.VBI4NGOKWDp

Archaeologists have unearthed a vast ancient tomb in Greece, distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325 B.C., in the country's northeast Macedonian region, the government said on Tuesday. The two sphinxes guarding the entrance of the ancient Macedonian tomb [Credit: INTIME NEWS]

Archaeologists have unearthed a vast ancient tomb in Greece, distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325 B.C., in the country's northeast Macedonian region, the government said on Tuesday. The two sphinxes guarding the entrance of the ancient Macedonian tomb [Credit: INTIME NEWS]

New photos of Amphipolis Caryatids released. The Caryatids wear a long chiton and long fringed robe with rich folds [Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture] The full height of each caryatid is 2.27 metres and they are wearing chitons - or full-length draped dresses, tied in the middle - and a long himation, or a shawl-like cover over their dress, with fringes and several folds.

New photos of Amphipolis Caryatids released. The Caryatids wear a long chiton and long fringed robe with rich folds [Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture] The full height of each caryatid is 2.27 metres and they are wearing chitons - or full-length draped dresses, tied in the middle - and a long himation, or a shawl-like cover over their dress, with fringes and several folds.

Archaeologists were hopeful that an ancient mound in northern Greece could hold the remains of a senior official from the time of Alexander ...

Sphinxes found guarding 'incredibly important' ancient tomb

Archaeologists were hopeful that an ancient mound in northern Greece could hold the remains of a senior official from the time of Alexander ...

Is It the Tomb of Alexander the Great's Mum? Female Carytid Sculptures Guarding Mysterious Tomb in Greece lend additional support to the earlier found sphinxes that tomb belonged to a fourth century BC Queen

Is It the Tomb of Alexander the Great's Mum? Female Carytid Sculptures Guarding Mysterious Tomb in Greece lend additional support to the earlier found sphinxes that tomb belonged to a fourth century BC Queen

The full body of the West Caryatid

The full body of the West Caryatid

Αμφίπολη : Ακροδάκτυλα δυτικής Καρυάτιδας

Αμφίπολη : Ακροδάκτυλα δυτικής Καρυάτιδας

Two caryatids unearthed at Amphipolis tomb. The two exceptional caryatids carved from Thassian marble revealed on Saturday, September 6 as part of the continuation of excavation work at Amphipolis [Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture]

Two caryatids unearthed at Amphipolis tomb. The two exceptional caryatids carved from Thassian marble revealed on Saturday, September 6 as part of the continuation of excavation work at Amphipolis [Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture]

Today, the first wall sealing the front of the Amphipolis Caryatids was removed and the continuity of the robes of the two sculptures was revealed. The robes bear exceptionally crafted folds. The caryatids, from the outside, appear to slightly lift their chitons with the corresponding hand.

Today, the first wall sealing the front of the Amphipolis Caryatids was removed and the continuity of the robes of the two sculptures was revealed. The robes bear exceptionally crafted folds. The caryatids, from the outside, appear to slightly lift their chitons with the corresponding hand.

Amphipolis Tomb ~ The progress of the excavations so far. Official diagram drawn by the chief architect of the excavations, Michalis Lefantzis ...

Amphipolis Tomb ~ The progress of the excavations so far. Official diagram drawn by the chief architect of the excavations, Michalis Lefantzis ...

A perfectly preserved rectangular marble block - Amphipolis tomb

A perfectly preserved rectangular marble block - Amphipolis tomb

Excavated today, the Caryatids of Amphipolis in Greece are 2,27 meters tall and they stand on marble. 21.09,14

Excavated today, the Caryatids of Amphipolis in Greece are 2,27 meters tall and they stand on marble. 21.09,14

The chariot is pulled by two white horses and is led by Hermes, wearing a petosos (a type of hat) , a cloak, his winged shoes and carrying a caduces. The god, Hermes, led the soul of the dead from the body to the Underworld. Stunning Mosaic Floor Uncovered in Greece's Mystery Tomb : Discovery News

The chariot is pulled by two white horses and is led by Hermes, wearing a petosos (a type of hat) , a cloak, his winged shoes and carrying a caduces. The god, Hermes, led the soul of the dead from the body to the Underworld. Stunning Mosaic Floor Uncovered in Greece's Mystery Tomb : Discovery News

Lion of Amphipolis The lion statue found on the site has been erected close to where it was discovered at Amphipolis, which was originally an Athenian colony but later conquered by Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.

Greek tomb at Amphipolis is 'important discovery'

Lion of Amphipolis The lion statue found on the site has been erected close to where it was discovered at Amphipolis, which was originally an Athenian colony but later conquered by Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.


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Δημιουργία - Επικοινωνία: ΔΕΟΣ: Βρέθηκαν δύο Καρυάτιδες στον Τύμβο Καστά!

Δημιουργία - Επικοινωνία: ΔΕΟΣ: Βρέθηκαν δύο Καρυάτιδες στον Τύμβο Καστά!

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - The broken arm of the East Caryatid - Caryatid: a stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support a [classic] Greek building.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - The broken arm of the East Caryatid - Caryatid: a stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support a [classic] Greek building.

Amphipolis Tomb: Details Of The Caryatids Come To Light

Amphipolis Tomb: Details Of The Caryatids Come To Light

ΓΝΩΜΗ ΚΙΛΚΙΣ ΠΑΙΟΝΙΑΣ: Για τον Ηφαιστίωνα και με παραγγελία του Αλεξάνδρο...

ΓΝΩΜΗ ΚΙΛΚΙΣ ΠΑΙΟΝΙΑΣ: Για τον Ηφαιστίωνα και με παραγγελία του Αλεξάνδρο...

Tombe géante de Grèce : le point sur les fouilles La tombe monumentale d'Amphipolis, qui abrite sans doute un proche d'Alexandre le Grand, est en train d'être fouillée depuis l'été

Tombe géante de Grèce : le point sur les fouilles

Tombe géante de Grèce : le point sur les fouilles La tombe monumentale d'Amphipolis, qui abrite sans doute un proche d'Alexandre le Grand, est en train d'être fouillée depuis l'été

Amphipolis Tomb

Amphipolis Tomb

Ἔρρωσο: Εντυπωσιακό ψηφιδωτό αποκαλύφθηκε στην Αμφίπολη

Ἔρρωσο: Εντυπωσιακό ψηφιδωτό αποκαλύφθηκε στην Αμφίπολη

WHBC-GR: Αμφίπολη | Οι Καρυάτιδες αποκαλύπτονται ολόκληρες

WHBC-GR: Αμφίπολη | Οι Καρυάτιδες αποκαλύπτονται ολόκληρες

Αποκάλυψη Το Ένατο Κύμα: Αποκαλύφθηκε η μοναδική Περσεφόνη της Αμφίπολης

Αποκάλυψη Το Ένατο Κύμα: Αποκαλύφθηκε η μοναδική Περσεφόνη της Αμφίπολης

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: The Tunic of the West Caryatid

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: The Tunic of the West Caryatid

Anfípolis

Anfípolis

Lion of Amphipolis The lion statue found on the site has been erected close to where it was discovered at Amphipolis, which was originally an Athenian colony but later conquered by Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.

Greek tomb at Amphipolis is 'important discovery'

Lion of Amphipolis The lion statue found on the site has been erected close to where it was discovered at Amphipolis, which was originally an Athenian colony but later conquered by Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: The Caryatid on the West - The Archaeologists, at the wall of the second Portal, uncover a wonderful moment in the excavation, as a Caryatid is revealed.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: The Caryatid on the West - The Archaeologists, at the wall of the second Portal, uncover a wonderful moment in the excavation, as a Caryatid is revealed.

Archaeologists have been clearing dirt and stone slabs from the entrance of a huge tomb in Macedonia. Excitement is building over what excavators might find inside.

Photos: Mysterious Ancient Tomb in Amphipolis

Archaeologists have been clearing dirt and stone slabs from the entrance of a huge tomb in Macedonia. Excitement is building over what excavators might find inside.

The Amphipolis Caryatids feet revealed ( detail ) on marble pedestals of 1.33m length and 0.68m width.

The Amphipolis Caryatids feet revealed ( detail ) on marble pedestals of 1.33m length and 0.68m width.