Ancient Treasures from the Amphipolis Tomb, Macedonia Greece
Remember the baths where you were murdered....It was falling into the dream as I was coming out of the dream so our life became one and it will be very difficult for it to separate again ~ George Seferis, Mythistorema, 1935
Bones found in Magnificent Amphipolis Tomb belong to Five People, Ministry Announced The tomb is located within Kasta Hill in what was once the ancient city of Amphipolis, conquered by Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, in 357 BC.
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Painted human figures discovered in Amphipolis tomb. Here , The tomb at Amphipolis at the top of Kasta Hill, the largest ancient tomb ever discovered in Greece. Photograph by Athanasios Gioumpasis, Getty
Amphipolis mosaic portrays Abduction of Persephone. The mosaic on the floor of the Greek tomb shows Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter, as she is abducted by Pluto [Credit: Greece Ministry of Culture]
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.