“Greece’s Amphipolis Tomb”.

tombTwo sphinxes stand above the tomb entrance, which was located in August. One of the heads was found in October. HCM/Polaris
Large stone sphinxes, women sculpted in marble, intricate mosaics and multicolored frescoes awaited archaeologists in August when they entered the largest tomb ever found in Greece.
The scale of the tomb, which dates to the fourth century B.C., suggests it may belong to Roxane, wife of Alexander the Great, or their son, also called Alexander.
Both were killed by political rivals after the death of the Macedonian conqueror in 323 B.C.
The burial complex, which doesn’t appear to be looted, was found outside the ancient Macedonian city of Amphipolis in 2012, but its entrance wasn’t located until August.
Throughout autumn, stunning new finds emerged almost daily, including a large floor mosaic depicting Pluto’s abduction of Persephone.
caryatid2Large stone sphinxes, women sculpted in marble, intricate mosaics and multicolored frescoes awaited archaeologists when they entered the largest tomb ever found in Greece.
The burial complex dates back to the fourth century B.C. and was found outside the ancient Macedonian city of Amphipolis in 2012, but its entrance wasn’t located until August 2014.
Since then, the tomb has provided stunning new finds seemingly on a daily basis.
Read further via Archaeologists Explore Largest-Ever Greek Tomb | DiscoverMagazine.com.

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