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Sep 24, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The female statues guarding a tomb in Greece may suggest that Alexander the Great's mother lies there.
Sep 22, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 7.45-foot-tall statues stand on a marble pedestal, wearing high-soled red-and-yellow shoes.
Sep 16, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The latest images show an arched, soil-filled room, with some traces of red paint on the limestone walls.
Sep 11, 2014 05:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Greek archaeologists excavating the large and mysterious burial mound in Amphipolis have now revealed the full body of the two figures unearthed on Saturday, showing the sculptures’ great artistic value. Continue reading →
Sep 7, 2014 01:39 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Two female sculptures are uncovered in a Greek tomb that dates to the time of Alexander the Great. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
No graves (including Alexander’s) have been discovered yet at the Kasta Hill site at Amphipolis in Macedonia, but new finds are increasing interest around the excavation. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Several pottery vessels found beside the sarcophagus and 13 more inside a niche in the tomb.
Aug 21, 2014 02:03 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The seated, wingless sphinxes were likely placed there to guard the large burial site. Continue reading →
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