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Amphipolis Tomb

Sotheby's Selling Antiquities Claiming They Come from Amphipolis

The interest around the ancient Greek tomb of Amphipolis may have decreased dramatically over the last months, however, the “brand name” created during the excavations and thanks to the mystery regarding the dead who were buried in Casta hill,...

Amphipolis Tomb Opening Delayed

The Greek Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis, sent a formal document to the Greek Parliament noting that Greek authorities will first ensure the protection of the Amphipolis Tomb and then find ways to promote and highlight its cultural significance. Furthermore, the...

Greek Academic: Amphipolis Was a Ploy to Distract Greeks from Harsh Measures

"The Amphipolis tomb excavation was a badly staged play to distract Greek people from the harsh austerity measures the previous government was implementing," noted the general secretary of the Athens Archaeological Institute Vasilios Petratos. Petratos, also an academic, said that the...

Amphipolis Tomb Site at Risk of Being Buried Again

The Amphipolis tomb excavation site is in danger of being buried under the sand due to neglect and weather conditions, said Greek Deputy Minister of Culture Nikos Xydakis. The Amphipolis tomb discovery was one of the ten most important findings...

Greek Deputy Culture Minister: Amphipolis Excavation Doesn't Need Further Financing

Greek Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis has earlier ruled out the possibility of a potential new funding in support of the Amphipolis excavation. While in a visit on site, where he was toured by archaeologist Katerina Peristeri, the Minister was asked...

Amphipolis Tomb Archaeologist 'Doesn't Care About the Skeletons'

The head archaeologists in Amphipolis, Katerina Peristeri has finally spoken after months of silence, giving a new twist to the case that piqued the international community’s interest. “We need to focus on the monument, not the bones, which for me...

An Identity Crisis for the Amphipolis Tomb

By Andrew Chugg* An announcement by the Greek Ministry of Culture on 19th January 2015 has revealed that the skeletal remains uncovered by archaeologists in November 2014 within the tomb beneath the Kasta Mound at Amphipolis, Greece , comprised around...

New Theories on Buried in Amphipolis Tomb

The search for the identity of the buried in the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, has led archaeologists and historians to create new scenarios, with family ties between the five dead being one of them. However, historians speculate that the 60-year-old female...

Five Dead Inside Amphipolis Tomb

The remains found in the grave of the Amphipolis tomb, Greece , belong to five dead and not one, as archaelogists had initially thought. Greece 's Ministry of Culture made an official announcement today saying that the laboratory results of...

More Ancient Structures Possibly Found at Amphipolis Tomb

While people across the globe are standing on their toes waiting for the DNA analysis results on the skeleton found in Amphipolis tomb, a scientific team from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is currently mapping the geophysical situation of the area...