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Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - The 2nd Chamber - The second chamber, the one behind the two Caryatids, is 4,5 meters wide and 3,0 meters long. The chamber floor is covered with a mosaic...

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - The 2nd Chamber - The second chamber, the one behind the two Caryatids, is 4,5 meters wide and 3,0 meters long. The chamber floor is covered with a mosaic...

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: Is Olympias the one inside the Tomb?

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: Is Olympias the one inside the Tomb?

The Macedonian Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, historical Macedonia, northern Greece.  A beautiful sample of Hellenistic tomb architecture. People belonging to four generations of the same family were buried here in special compartments in the walls, each marked by their name: Lyson, Euhippos, Kallikles, Sparte, Thessalonike etc. The ashes of the dead were placed in the twenty-two compartments which had previously been opened in the three walls of the chamber.

The Macedonian Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, historical Macedonia, northern Greece. A beautiful sample of Hellenistic tomb architecture. People belonging to four generations of the same family were buried here in special compartments in the walls, each marked by their name: Lyson, Euhippos, Kallikles, Sparte, Thessalonike etc. The ashes of the dead were placed in the twenty-two compartments which had previously been opened in the three walls of the chamber.

Mosaic uncovered in northern Greece could mark royal Macedonian tomb  ( http://www.theamphipolistomb.com/second-chamber )

Mosaic uncovered in northern Greece could mark royal Macedonian tomb

Mosaic uncovered in northern Greece could mark royal Macedonian tomb ( http://www.theamphipolistomb.com/second-chamber )

The Macedonian Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, Historical Macedonia, n.Greece.  The family members here must have held an important place in the military hierarchy of ancient Mieza, as we observe from the military gear which is depicted in the round hollows of the tomb: chest plates, shields, helmets, greaves and warriors' armour accompany the dead at their final resting place. The same armour, in the shape of dozens of silver coins which create a real imbricate chest plate, is still…

The Macedonian Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, Historical Macedonia, n.Greece. The family members here must have held an important place in the military hierarchy of ancient Mieza, as we observe from the military gear which is depicted in the round hollows of the tomb: chest plates, shields, helmets, greaves and warriors' armour accompany the dead at their final resting place. The same armour, in the shape of dozens of silver coins which create a real imbricate chest plate, is still…

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ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΑ ΞΑΚΟΥΣΤΗ ΤΟΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Η ΧΩΡΑ - 1Greek-Σκέψου...

Macedonian Tombs - Vergina, Historical Macedonia, Greece

Macedonian Tombs - Vergina, Historical Macedonia, Greece

Amphipolis Tomb 3D Reconstruction - Macedonia Greece

Amphipolis Tomb 3D Reconstruction - Macedonia Greece

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece:  1st chamber - An outside detail of the Pilaster & Capitol is shown - This is the left edge Pilaster of the opening in the Sphinx Portal wall. A Pilaster is a rectangular upright support and a Column is a cylindrical upright support.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece: 1st chamber - An outside detail of the Pilaster & Capitol is shown - This is the left edge Pilaster of the opening in the Sphinx Portal wall. A Pilaster is a rectangular upright support and a Column is a cylindrical upright support.

Αρχαία Μίεζα, Μακεδονικοί τάφοι των Λευκαδίων, Τάφος Λύσωνος και Καλλικλέους - Ancient Mieza, Macedonian tombs of Lefkadia, Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles

Αρχαία Μίεζα, Μακεδονικοί τάφοι των Λευκαδίων, Τάφος Λύσωνος και Καλλικλέους - Ancient Mieza, Macedonian tombs of Lefkadia, Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles

Βεργίνα (Αιγές), Ο τάφος της Περσεφόνης (Ταφος Ι)  - Vergina (Aigai), The Tomb of Persephone (Τomb Ι)

Βεργίνα (Αιγές), Ο τάφος της Περσεφόνης (Ταφος Ι) - Vergina (Aigai), The Tomb of Persephone (Τomb Ι)

Ancient Macedonia - Hellenistic painting and frescoes | Greek and Hellenistic painting and frescoes - Macedonian tomb at Agios Athanasios  Macedonian tomb of Agios Athanasios, unearthed near the Thessaloniki metropolitan area, dated to the last years of the 4th century BC, shortly after the death of Alexander the Great.

Ancient Macedonia - Hellenistic painting and frescoes | Greek and Hellenistic painting and frescoes - Macedonian tomb at Agios Athanasios Macedonian tomb of Agios Athanasios, unearthed near the Thessaloniki metropolitan area, dated to the last years of the 4th century BC, shortly after the death of Alexander the Great.

The Macedonian Tomb of Niaousta (Kinch's Tomb) - Historical Macedonia, n. Greece - A small two-chamber tomb with a simple Doric facade.

The Macedonian Tomb of Niaousta (Kinch's Tomb) - Historical Macedonia, n. Greece - A small two-chamber tomb with a simple Doric facade.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - Entrance of Amphipolis Tomb - This picture was taken a few days before the archaeologists were able to enter the uncovered tomb. It shows the two enormous Sphinxes guarding the entrance to the uncovered, 2,300 year old tomb.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - Entrance of Amphipolis Tomb - This picture was taken a few days before the archaeologists were able to enter the uncovered tomb. It shows the two enormous Sphinxes guarding the entrance to the uncovered, 2,300 year old tomb.

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - 2nd chamber - A wing-figure heads to a 3-leg caldron

Amphipolis, Macedonia Greece - 2nd chamber - A wing-figure heads to a 3-leg caldron

Figurine from Amphipolis representing Attis. Sitting on a rock, he is wearing a Phrygian cap and is playing a syrinx (a musical instrument). Outdoor sanctuary of the the site of Koukles

Figurine from Amphipolis representing Attis. Sitting on a rock, he is wearing a Phrygian cap and is playing a syrinx (a musical instrument). Outdoor sanctuary of the the site of Koukles