Amphipolis Tomb - Caryatids #Amphiplois #Caryatids

The newly discovered caryatids at the Amphipolis tomb and the symbolism of a lion suits the case of Olympias being buried in this fascinating ancient Greek

Amphipolis Tomb

Archaeologists excavating a massive Hellenistic tomb in northern Greece say they will not remove two sphinx sculptures that are guarding the entrance.

The first Portal almost uncovered

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.

The inside view of the Pilaster & Capital

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Sidewall details of the Portal entry

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: chamber - Sidewall details of the Portal entry - The White Marble cladding of the side walls in the Portal wall after the excavation of the sand filled space.

Amphipolis Tomb

A painted marble tile was embedded into the roof of a chamber in the Greek tomb in Amphipolis

Amphipolis Tomb

Amphipolis Tomb ~ The progress of the excavations so far. Official diagram drawn by the chief architect of the excavations, Michalis Lefantzis .

The Tomb entry includes amazing works: a stone arch, an open Portal and two headless - wingless Sphinxes. In front of the Sphinxes [also called Chimera] there was a barrier wall of limestone blocks protecting the entry of this vast tomb. This protective wall concealed the tomb entry and the two guardian Sphinx figures.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - entrance - High definition photo of Sphinx Entry - This is the most detailed photo from the Sphinx Entry. It has been shot using high definition (HD) camera.