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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...

Amphipolis Tomb Animated in New Breathtaking 3D Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgm9yxJQDTw#t A new 3D digital representation of the Amphipolis tomb at Kasta Hill, reveals stunning details of the unique and recently discovered ancient Greek tomb. The video, created by 'AncientAthens3d' studio, achieves a full digital reconstruction of Kasta Hill, the sphinxes that...

Lingering Mysteries of the Amphipolis Tomb

By Andrew Chugg* Intriguing enigmas continue to envelop the story of the Amphipolis tomb, Greece . What was the gender of the occupant? When was the tomb sealed? Who was the architect of the monument? This article unravels them all. What...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 7: The Skeleton

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September, a day before the announcement of the discovery of the caryatids, and I have written five more parts since, each showing how the...

Inside the Amphipolis Tomb: First Ever Video Released

The first ever video footage showing the interior of the Amphipolis tomb and excavation site was released earlier today by the Greek Culture Ministry. The 2’.10’’ long video - from which many hours of intermediate excavation process have been removed - reveals impressive...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 6: The Mutilation of the Sculpture

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September, a day before the announcement of the discovery of the caryatids, and I wrote a second part on 20th September and a third...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 5: The Family of the Occupant

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September, a day before the announcement of the discovery of the caryatids, and I wrote a second part on 20th September and a third...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 4: An Explanation of the Mosaic

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September, a day before the announcement of the discovery of the caryatids, and I wrote a second part on 20th September and a third...

Is the Mother of Alexander the Great in the Tomb at Amphipolis? Part 3

By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September (a day before the announcement of the discovery of the caryatids) and I wrote a second part, dealing with the caryatids and a...