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]
Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: chamber - The upper wall that supports the Sphinx - We can now see the top of one Ionic Pilaster at the first Portal wall. The rest will be revealed once the mass of soil/sand is excavated out of the entry space.
Two finely carved female figures called Caryatids have been unearthed inside the mysterious tomb-in Amphipolis, which dates from the time of Alexander the Great. Female Sculptures Revealed in Greek Tomb: Photos : Discovery News
Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: chamber - Decoration on the next wall - The next inner Portal wall is decorated with a marbled cornice, Ionic linear details and colored rosettes with 8 Peddles, the same detailing is on the side walls of this first chamber.
Two exquisite art caryatids, Thassian marble, revealed in yesterday (Saturday, September day of archaeological work in the Tomb of Ancient Amphipolis castes, which -in eidikous- advocates the view that this is a standing monument of special importance.