A tomb that many believe was intended for Alexander the Great is starting to yield its secrets half a century after it was discovered. Finds from the burial chambers at Amphipolis, including a remarkable hoard of mosaics and sculptures, were unveiled by archaeologists at the Ministry of Culture in Athens [...]
More structures identified at Amphipolis mound. A geophysical survey was carried out on Kasta Hill, where the mysterious tomb of Amphipolis was discovered, with the results indicating the location of additional man-made structures of archaeological importance. Aerial view of the Kasta Mound at Amphipolis [Credit: To Vima]
A team of Greek researchers has confirmed that bones found in a two-chambered royal tomb at Vergina, a town some 100 miles away from Amphipolis's mysterious burial mound, indeed belong to the Macedonian King Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.