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

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Platform sandals on a caryatid figure inside the tomb at Amphipolis, Greece century B.

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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Discoveries so far in the Amphipolis tomb on Kasta Hill in Serres, including sphinxes, mosaic floor, tholos and caryatids' upper bodies

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)

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