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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...

Minecraft Representation of Ancient Amphipolis [VIDEO]

People in Greece and across the globe are waiting patiently for tomorrow’s press conference at Casta Hill in regards to the archaeological excavations taking place at the Amphipolis tomb. Expectations are high, since tomorrow, October 28, at 6pm, press representative Anna Panagiotarea is...

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...

Missing Amphipolis Sphinx Head Discovered

Another amazing discovery has surfaced on the Amphipolis dig, Greece. The missing head of the Sphinx "guarding" the tomb's entrance was finally discovered inside the third chamber. The Sphinx's head is intact, with minimal breakage on the nose. It has a height...

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...

Zigzag Motifs Discovered in Ancient Greek Tomb

Pottery decorated with zigzag motifs was found in an ancient Greek tomb, in the city of Corinth in southern Greece. The tomb, dating back approximately 2,800 years, was built between 800 B.C. and 760 B.C., a time when Corinth was emerging as a major power...