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Hephaestion’s Monogram Found at Amphipolis Tomb

Katerina Peristeri, the archaeologist in charge of the excavation of the Amphipolis tomb, presented a new finding that may reveal the identity of the...

Archaeological Restoration of the Amphipolis Tomb a Possibility

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) will convene on Tuesday to decide on whether to approve a study for the maintenance and restoration of the...

The Carbon-14 Dating of the Amphipolis Tomb

*By Andrew Chugg At the end of January this year the Greek Ministry of Culture commissioned various tests on the bones found in the burial...

Amphipolis Tomb Mystery Remains Unsolved Due to Greek Crisis

A year ago archaeologists came across a unique monument, the largest ancient Greek tomb that has ever been found in the country. The Amphipolis tomb, built on...

Conflict Over Amphipolis Tomb Continues

The conflict regarding the ancient Greek tomb that was unearthed last year in Amphipolis is still ongoing, while chief archaeologist Katerina Peristeri appears defensive. In a...

Greek Academic: Amphipolis Was a Ploy to Distract Greeks from Harsh Measures

"The Amphipolis tomb excavation was a badly staged play to distract Greek people from the harsh austerity measures the previous government was implementing," noted the...

E-Ticket to Acropolis Archaeolgical Site from June

The electronic ticket will be applied from June starting from the archaeological site of the Acropolis with aim to be applied to all Greek...

Greek Deputy Culture Minister: Amphipolis Excavation Doesn’t Need Further Financing

Greek Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis has earlier ruled out the possibility of a potential new funding in support of the Amphipolis excavation. While in...

Northern Greece in a State of Emergency due to Floods

The region of Serres in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, northern Greece, has been declared in a state of emergency by local authorities due to...

Amphipolis Lion not Part of Casta Hill, Researcher Tells Congress

The famed Lion of Amphipolis statue could not have been placed on the Casta hill covering a controversial tomb in northern Greece's archaeological site, specialists...

Amphipolis Tomb Archaeologist ‘Doesn’t Care About the Skeletons’

The head archaeologists in Amphipolis, Katerina Peristeri has finally spoken after months of silence, giving a new twist to the case that piqued the...

An Identity Crisis for the Amphipolis Tomb

By Andrew Chugg* An announcement by the Greek Ministry of Culture on 19th January 2015 has revealed that the skeletal remains uncovered by archaeologists in...

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