Greek archaeologists find a tomb from Alexander’s age

Archaeologists from the Greek city of Amphipolis have found an ancient tomb that dates from the late reign of Alexander the Great or the early Hellenistic period, somewhere between 350 and 300 BC. The finding was revealed to today by Greece’s prime minister, underlining its great importance. In a statement, the prime minister said that the entrance of the tomb was flanked by two carved sphinxes and statues of birds and lions. It is not known who was buried in the tomb, but that it was a figure of importance is clear.

More information: BBC News




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