Mosaic floor found in Amphipolis tomb

The Amphipolis tomb in Greece just keeps on reeling in these awesome discoveries. The huge 4th century tomb where an unknown occupant lies, has kept archaeologists busy for the last few month uncovering each chamber, and this time they’ve found a beautiful mosaic.

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The room where the mosaic is, is said to be the antechamber to the main burial chamber. The mosaic portrays a man on a chariot driven by two horses with the god, Hermes behind him. In Greek mythology, Hermes was seen as the guide of souls to the afterlife.

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