Thewhite spotstomography(marked as H)show thestone constructions– As this is an accuratedepiction, you can realizethe immense size of the construction.
According to the geologists, this is “A singlebuildingwith intermediatedivisions and exceptional architecture, which differs from theMacedoniantombsof the era ” hidden for centuries under the hill of Kasta.
From 1998 to 1999the tomb was investigated bythreegeophysicists(Lazarus Polymenakos,StavrosPapamarinopoulos and AthanasiosLiosis) and byarchaeologistHaidoKoukoulis–Chrysanthaki. With the method ofthree-dimensionalseismictomographyfourscientistshave attempted todetectthe insideof the artificialhill.According totheir study, published in 2004in a specialBritishArchaeologymagazine, ‘highspeed’ points, marked withthe letter«H»testify to theexistence ofextensivestonestructures.Thearchaeologists believetheevidence to be ofsignificant value, but stillunconfirmed.
Theseismictomographyclearly showsthe location of theburial siteandwhat are itsdimensions.According to this, thefunerarytemple has asouthwesterndirection–towards the ancientAmphipolis–andthe dimensionsof the buildingaccording to the resultsof the measurementsis 20meters long, 5 meters wide,5meters highand includesaramp– fromexcavation it proved to bestairs–andafunerarymonument. Thearea coveredreaches 100 sq.mand heightof5 meters, whichisinside atomb, whilethe marbleenclosurehasa total length of497meters.
All we can do for now is wait patiently for time to tell.