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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...

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

By Andrew Chugg Author of The Quest for the Tomb of Alexander the Great and several academic papers on Alexander’s tomb says that in the recently discovered Greek tomb might be buried the mother of Alexander the Great. The recently discovered...

Archaeologists Digging Amphipolis Tomb Ask Tourists to Stay Away

Archaeologists excavating the large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and tourists seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace. The Culture Ministry appealed for "understanding" Thursday while the Amphipolis excavation proceeds. The partially uncovered tomb, from...

Two Scenarios for the Great Tomb in Amphipolis

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, accompanied by his wife Georgia and Culture Minister Konstantinos Tasoulas, visited the excavation site of Ancient Amphipolis, in Serres, northern Greece on Tuesday morning. Samaras visited the Casta tomb and was guided through the excavation site by...

Increase In Tomb Raiders, Lack of Cash

Driven by the serious economic crisis bringing the country to its knees, a growing number of Greeks are becoming makeshift ''treasure hunters'' (although it might be more appropriate to call them ''tomb raiders'') and have taken to digging up...