American archaeologist Dorothy King gives an answer to Skopje twitter users, of whom she receives a barrage of verbal attacks and insults. The archeologist replied to the threats made by Skopjans with a sense of humor and sarcasm across her written lines. One of her twits says:” Seriously? An idiot sending me threats because I’m a […]
Saint Sisoes the Great, is a Saint of the Greek Orthodox Church. He was a hermit, who came out of Egypt, and was known as the Great. He was a hermit at first in the desert and then on the same mountain that Anthony the Great had died. He died in 429 AD, after 62 […]
Mr. Manolis Papagrigorakis, talks about the information the skeleton will give us. The skeleton will talk. And very soon indeed. It will tell us the age, cause of death, sex, lifestyle ,habits and diseases. Science and modern technology applied in most Greek laboratories, will not stay in such simple things …. “We can reconstruct his face, […]
Today, as we are writing this article, the Amphipolis press briefing announced that a skeleton was found, almost intact! The genetic material will be transferred to a special laboratory for testing in order to obtain the first data on the identity and ascertaining the exact age. “Wait a few days, have a little patience,” replied […]
The first video from inside the tomb of Amphipolis! You can admire and feel the same awe felt by archaeologists!
By removing three rows of limestone sealing wall, in the front part of the second baffle wall, the whole of the Amphipolis Karyatids is finally revealed. They have a height of 2,27m. Wearing a long chiton and long fringed robe with rich folds. On the feet, they wear sandals, which are decorated with red and […]
The excavation team entered the third chamber of the burial monument on the hill of Kastas last Friday, from the existing hole in the wall of the third aperture, to document its state and to determine the structural conditios of the chamber in order to design the necessary steps to retain and support the structure. According to […]
Check the pictures – the face of the second Caryatid was not removed from grave robbers – It was found in the soil and pasted from the group of archaeologists in the tomb. The information coming to light regarding the tomb Amphipolis, is absolutely impressive. Pictures published a few hours ago by the greek Ministry of […]