In ancient Amphipolis in central Macedonia, archaeologists have been excavating a huge burial complex that dates back to the 4th century B.C., during the era of Alexander the Great. The excavators don't know what they'll find inside but they recently revealed the sphinx-guarded entrance to the tomb.

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Entrance to Amphipolis tomb. The two Sphinxes are meters high, but with their restored heads, they would be about 2 meters in height. I'd like to know where the heads are?

This is what the partially excavated doorway looked like by Aug. 24.

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This image was released by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Aug. 25, after excavators cleared enough sealing stones and soil to reveal the full doorway.

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Top Archaeological Finds Expected in 2015 : Discovery News About a third of a mile in circumference, this is Greece’s largest tomb and dates back to Alexander the Great’s reign in the late fourth century B.

More digging revealed a third figure: Persephone. It's clear that this scene shows the goddess being taken into the underworld by Hades.

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The Amphipolis Mosaic floor of the second chamber of Kastas tomb depicting the abduction of Persephone by Hades.

The composition shows Hermes leading a bearded man on a horse-drawn chariot.

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A mosaic uncovered in the huge tomb near the ancient Macedonian city of Amphipolis depicts a chariot being led by the god Hermes.

The intricately carved paw of one of the sphinxes.

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Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: The rear foot of the East Sphinx - A close-up view of a wonderful piece of classical stone carving.

Probing deeper into the tomb, archaeologists revealed two caryatids, or female statues that act like columns or pillars.

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One of the two Caryatides found in the Macedonia Tomb in Amphipolis, Greece.

By Sept. 21, the caryatids had been revealed down to their feet.

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Traces of red and black paint are intact on the pillars that flank the doorway

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Once the stones were removed and more dirt was cleared, archaeologists could see the female statues in full.

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This image, released on Sept. 11, shows the expertly carved robe of one of the caryatids.

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This image, released on Sept. shows the expertly carved robe of one of the caryatids.

When archaeologists cleared dirt from the room just beyond the caryatids, they found this mosaic covering the floor.

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists digging through a vast ancient tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered a floor mosaic that covers the whole area of a room seen as the antechamber to the main burial ground.

After clearing away a layer of stones that sealed the tomb, archaeologists revealed an architrave, or upper edge of a doorway, as this image released on Aug. 21 shows.

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After clearing away a layer of stones that sealed the tomb, archaeologists revealed an architrave, or upper edge of a doorway, as this image released on Aug.

The caryatids bodies were covered up by a wall of sealing stones .

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The caryatids bodies were covered up by a wall of sealing stones .

On Aug. 31, excavators shared images of the mosaic floor that paves the entrance to the tomb.

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Mosaic floor discovered in Amphipolis Greek tombA mosaic floor made from irregular pieces of white marble inlaid on a red background has been discovered in the Kasta Hill tomb in Serres, GreeceGreek Ministry of Culture

Another mosaic at the front of the tomb's entrance contains black and white pebbles in a diamond pattern.

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