‘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

Tucked away amid arid hills 370 miles north of Athens lays the ancient city of Amphipolis. Overlooking the River Strymon, it was once the scene of pivotal battles in the Peloponnesian War. It was the stomping ground of titans from Persian kings to, pe

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

The newly discovered caryatids at the Amphipolis tomb and the symbolism of a lion suits the case of Olympias being buried in this fascinating ancient Greek

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 Ready to Enter Tomb in Amphipolis – CretePost.

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…

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

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

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Archaeologists have unearthed two sculpted female figures, known as caryatids, as they slowly make their way into an ancient tomb recently discovered in Greece's northeast, the country's culture ministry said on Sunday.

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]

Αμφίπολη : Ακροδάκτυλα δυτικής Καρυάτιδας

Platform sandals on a caryatid figure inside the tomb at Amphipolis, Greece century B.

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