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Greece Aims to Open the Amphipolis Tomb to Visitors by 2022

The Greek government intends to bring forward the deadlines for completing work on the Kasta Hill Tomb in Amphipolis, Serres so that the site can have visitors from early 2022 on, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced on Saturday. During a...

The Guardian of Amphipolis: Full Documentary

Alexandros Kochliaridis, the first man to stumble upon the ruins of the Amphipolis tomb, talks about the famed Kasta grave and the ancient treasures hidden in the heart of Alexander the Great’s Macedonia.  The area became famous a few years...

Greek Ministry of Culture Anticipates Full Documentation of Amphipolis' Recent Findings

On the occasion of the continuous conflict regarding the ancient Greek tomb that was unearthed last year in Amphipolis, and after the new controversial claims of Katerina Peristeri, the Greek archaeologist who is in charge of the excavation in the area, the Greek Ministry of...

Archaeological Restoration of the Amphipolis Tomb a Possibility

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) will convene on Tuesday to decide on whether to approve a study for the maintenance and restoration of the Amphipolis tomb. The discovery of the ancient burial monument on the Kasta hill in northern Greece...

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...

Amphipolis Tomb Excavation Ends, Labs to Determine Skeleton's Identity

Greece 's General Secretary of Culture Lina Mendoni on November 14, said that excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb came to an end and the skeleton of the buried has been transferred to a laboratory in order to determine...

Integral Skeleton Found in Amphipolis Tomb

The new discovery of a grave made of limestone allegedly containing a wooden coffin with an integral human skeleton inside the Kasta Hill tomb in Amphipolis, Greece, brings archaeologists closer to solving the mystery of the person buried in...

New Revelations: Tenant of Amphipolis Tomb is A Member of The Royal Macedonian Family

In a press conference following the recent discovery of a stunning mosaic in the Kasta Hill tomb of ancient Amphipolis, Lena Mendoni, general secretary of the Greek Ministry of Culture, and Katerina Peristeri, head of the Amphipolis archaeological team,...

Foreign Media on the Mosaic Discovery in the Amphipolis Tomb

International news agencies and the foreign press have reported extensively on the recent discovery of an elaborate mosaic inside the Kasta hill tomb. According to several archaeologists, the mosaic is further proof that the tomb belongs to a Macedonian royal. BBC reports...

Stunning 3D Animation Takes You Inside the Amphipolis Tomb!

With all the hype surrounding the excavations currently under way at ancient Amphipolis, a group of graphic designers have created a 3D video which transports viewers to the tomb itself, giving them some indication of what the Kastra hill...