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Macedonian Lion: on Aug 2, 338 BC, the Macedonians defeated the Greeks at Chaeronea in central GR & conquered their country. They erected an impressive sculpture of a lion on the battlefield. The same lion sculpture is also found in the Macedonian city of Amphipolis

The Macedonian Lion overlooking the battlefield of Greek defeat at Chaeronea.

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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.

In August 2014 archeologists locate the entrance of a large ancient Greek tomb guarded by two marble sphinxes

In August 2014 archeologists locate the entrance of a large ancient Greek tomb guarded by two marble sphinxes (in Amphipolis, I think)

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Archaeologists at the Kasta Hill site in Amphipolis recently uncovered the feet of a pair of caryatids 2014 wearing platform sandals.[Full Story: Platform Sandals Revealed on Greek Statues Guarding Alexander-Era Tomb]

Excavating a Celtic Prince's Tomb: Photos : Discovery News Decorations on the vessel include the god Dionysus, lying under a vine and facing a woman. The Greco-Latin wine set, the northernmost found so far, is typical of an aristocratic Celtic banquet.

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Excavating a Celtic Prince's Tomb: Photos : Discovery News Decorations on the vessel include the god Dionysus, lying under a vine and facing a woman. The Greco-Latin wine set, the northernmost found so far, is typical of an aristocratic Celtic banquet.

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The Greek Culture Ministry released its first design, a representation of the tomb, as depicted by the Ministry's architect Michalis Lefantzis.

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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.

El esqueleto de mujer hallado en Anfípolis sería Olimpia, la madre de Alejandro Magno

The Shrouded Mysteries Of Amphipolis Tomb Sparks Intense Interest ( Photos And Video)

El Ministerio de Cultura de Grecia confirmó hoy que los restos óseos hallados en la tumba de Anfípolis -que data de entre 325 y 300 antes de Cristo-, en la región de Macedonia, per

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: Is Olympias the one inside the Tomb?

Sphinx Head, Ancient Greece

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Hallan un esqueleto en la cámara secreta en la tumba de Anfípolis | La Aventura de la Historia | EL MUNDO

Archaeologists Unearth Sphinx Head in Greece's Ancient Amphipolis Tomb

labyrinth-amphipolis Datos geofísicos indican la presencia de un laberinto bajo el montículo funerario de Anfípolis

New geophysical scan suggests labyrinth of tombs lies within Amphipolis burial mound

anfipolis-man, El residente de la tumba de Anfípolis es un general macedonio. Por meses los arqueólogos han especulado sobre quién yace en el enorme montículo funerario hallado al norte de Grecia. Ahora análisis efectuados en el esqueleto descubierto en una bóveda oculta su interior nos confirman que los restos pertenecen a un hombre, probablemente un importante general macedonio. ¿Podría tratarse del mismísimo Alejandro Magno? ¿O se trata acaso de uno de sus más fieles oficiales?

A man of medium height, white skin, and brown or red hair: This is how the infamous and long awaited "resident" of the Amphipolis Tomb looked like.