The Royal Tombs of Aigai: Finds from the tomb of Philip II of Macedon and the Scythian princess Meda, in Aigai, Macedonia, Greece. Ceremonial armour, shield and sword of Phillip II.

Ceremonial armour, shield and sword of Phillip II / The Royal Tombs of Aigai , Macedonia Northern Greece

Manolis Andronikos (Born October 23, 1919 Bursa, Ottoman Empire- died March 30, 1992 Thessaloniki, Greece ) was a Greek archaeologist and a professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. M.Andronikos conducted archaeological research in Veroia, Naousa, Kilkis, Chalkidiki and Thessaloniki, but is known for the tomb of Philip II of Macedon in Vergina on November 8, 1977.

Manolis Andronikos excavated the treasure of Vergina proving the greek origins of Macedonia and its inhabitants

One of my favorite paintings..."The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Greece

"The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Macedonia,Greece

Inside Vergina Museum.Veroia © GNTO/Stavridis Kostas

Grave goods from the main chamber of the tomb of Philip II, c century BCE, as they now appear in the museum.

Inside Vergina Museum.Veroia © GNTO/Stavridis Kostas

Grave goods from the main chamber of the tomb of Philip II, c century BCE, as they now appear in the museum.

Σελίδες Ιστορίας και Επιστήμης: Το Μουσείο των βασιλικών τάφων των Αιγών

Σελίδες Ιστορίας και Επιστήμης: Το Μουσείο των βασιλικών τάφων των Αιγών

The royal burial cluster of Philip II | Museum of Royal Tombs of Aigai -Vergina

Tomb of Philipp II, Vergina, Macedonia, Greece.

Hades abducting Persephone, wall painting in the small royal tomb at Vergina. Macedonia, Greece

Hades abducting Persephone, wall painting in the small royal tomb at Vergina.

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