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Who Is Buried in the Amphipolis Tomb?

The Amphipolis Tomb, or Kasta Tomb, in northern Greece has captivated both archaeologists and history enthusiasts worldwide since its discovery in 2012. The question of who is buried there remains a mystery. The Amphipolis Tomb is the largest burial mound...

Search for Alexander the Great’s Tomb Continues as Vergina Claim Refuted

A Greek expert refuted the claim made recently that the tomb of Alexander the Great is most likely in Vergina, Greece. The claim was made by world-renowned University of Sorbonne historian Helen Glykatzi-Ahrweiler. However, the head of the Ephorate of Antiquities of...

The Ancient Greek Woman Buried With Her Gold Jewelry

In 2018, Greek archaeologists uncovered a grave of an ancient noblewoman buried with her gold jewelry on the island of Sikinos. Her name, according to a burial inscription, was Neko (Greek: Νεικώ). It remains a mystery who exactly this woman...

Tomb With Greek Mummy Unearthed in Aswan, Egypt

A Greco-Roman-era tomb with a Greek mummy was unearthed recently in Aswan, Egypt. In an extremely unusual discovery, the archaeologists found a copper plaque with the man's name—Nikostratos—near his body. The amazing find was made as part of excavations undertaken...

Saint Nicholas’ Tomb Unearthed in Turkey

The tomb of Saint Nicholas, also known as “Santa Claus,” and the floor on which he walked, inside the St. Nicholas Church in the town of Myra in today's southern Turkey have recently been unearthed by archeologists. Living between 270...

Has Cleopatra’s Tomb Finally Been Found?

Archaeologists recently discovered an underground tunnel, which may lead to the long-lost tomb of the Greek Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, beneath Egypt’s ancient Taposiris Magna Temple. Cleopatra was a Greek and the last ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt from 51 to...

Ancient Greek Necropolis of Alexandria Opens to Public

An ancient Greek necropolis of the Hellenistic Era near the present-day Library of Alexandria, Egypt, is set to open to the public from May 8, 2023, following the completion of a thorough three-year preservation project. The Shatby necropolis, as it...

Egyptian Officials Claim They’ve Found Alexander the Great’s Tomb

An Egyptian official has claimed that he has evidence that Alexander the Great's tomb is in Siwa, Egypt, the Egypt Independent reported on Friday. The report says that Mohamed Omran, the director of Siwa's Tourism Department, "announced evidence suggesting the...

Ancient Greek Statues Unearthed from Tomb East of Athens

Two ancient Greek statues depicting female figures were uncovered from inside a burial tomb east of Athens, the Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday. The discovery was made during the construction of the new City Hall of Paiania. According to...

Has the Burial Chamber of Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti Been Found?

Egyptian archaeologists announced recently they may have found the burial place of Queen Nefertiti in a hidden chamber close to the pharaoh's burial complex in Egypt's Valley of the Kings. The final resting place of Nefertiti, who served as queen...