Woooohooo! Finally, human remains have been found inside the Amphipolis tomb in Greece. The tomb dating back to the time of Alexander the Great belonged to an evidently prominent figure, now it’s time to found out who…
The missing head of the Sphinx on the eastern side of the second chamber has been discovered within third chamber. Many wonderful discoveries have arisen during the Amphipolis dig, with the occupant of the tomb still “up in the air”, but archaeologists suggest it was someone connected to royalty. The head of the sculpture has … Continue reading Missing Sphinx head found during Amphipolis dig
A few days ago we covered the uncovering of the beautiful mosaic in the Amphipolis tomb. Originally there was Hermes two horses and a man wearing a laurel wreath. But further excavation has revealed a third figure, that of Persephone.
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.
In Greece’s largest tomb, archaeologists have been uncovering the first two chambers, which produced finds like the caryatids, sphinxes and various artefacts.
Remember the other day when I posted about the caryatids (female statues) in Greece’s largest tomb. Well, they revealed more of these lovely statues and released some pics. So without further ado, check them out…
The excavation is still on at the Amphipolis Kasta tomb in northern Greece. After the discovery of two sphinxes, two caryatids (female statues) have now been found in the second part of the tomb.