Monday, September 22, 2014

Amazing tomb found- Alexander the Great's?

A large, extremely fine tomb from the era of Alexander the Great is being excavated in Greece. Archaeologists aren't sure yet whose tomb it is. Inside are large, gorgeous carvings - 7 foot high caryatids. The tomb is in what was the ancient city of  "Amphipolis, a major city of the Macedonian kingdom, 100km (62 miles) east of Thessaloniki, Greece's second city."  I know there was another tomb found years ago that was featured in National Geographic that specialists thought could be Alexander the Great who is supposedly buried in Egypt.  This could be someone from his family, too. It is the tomb of someone rich and important for sure. For an interesting read and gorgeous images click here http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29239529

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