The Anniversary of the Discovery of Philip of Macedon’s Tomb
On November 8, 1977, archaeologists discovered the tomb of King Philip of Macedon, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great.
Tomb of Amphipolis, Ancient Wonder of the World, to be Rebuilt
The Tomb of Amphipolis, considered to be one of the ancient Wonders of the World, will soon be rebuilt, showcasing the remnants of the original tomb by means of a glass floor. The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport announced...
North Macedonia Places Sign on Alexander the Great Statue Admitting He Was Greek
Authorities in North Macedonia on Friday erected a sign at the base of the massive statue of Alexander the Great in the center of Skopje, admitting that the conqueror ''belonged to ancient Hellenic history and civilization.'' The event was publicized by Nikos...
Restored Ancient Greek Palace Gets Ready for Visitors
Work is proceeding at a rapid rate to prepare the ancient Greek palace of Philip II at Aigai, in the Pella region, for public access in May, according to the Athens Macedonian News Agency (AMNA). With its walls restored to...
New Evidence for King Philip II Tomb in Vergina
A new scientific bone analysis offers additional evidence that the ancient remains found inside a gold larnax in a tomb found in Vergina in the 1970s belong to the father of Alexander the Great, Philip II. Phillip II was the warrior and...
New Alexander the Great-Era Tomb Found in Vergina
An unlooted tomb that appears to belong to a man who died during the Alexander the Great era has been unearthed in Vergina, northern Greece, where the tomb of Philip II was found. Archaeologist Angeliki Kottaridi who is the head...
The Politics Buried in the Amphipolis Tomb and Macedonia
As days go by and the mystery of the Casta hill tomb in Amphipolis remains unsolved, new questions and conspiracy theories arise. The "who is buried in there" has now become "why now and not earlier" in the minds...
Wax Statues of Alexander the Great and Philip II at Skopje Archaeological Museum
The wax statues of Alexander the Great and Philip II are among the exhibits of the new archaeological museum in Skopje that opened its doors to the public on Saturday. The museum, which according to the FYROM Culture Ministry had a cost...
Votive Relief of Zeus Unearthed in Bulgaria
A large votive relief of the ancient Father of Gods and men, Zeus, was discovered by the archeological team of Dr Ivan Hristov close to the archaeological excavations of Bulgaria’s National Museum of History at the Kozi Gramadi peak...