Archaeologists discovered an impressive marble-faced wall dating from the 4th century BC, that could be the grave of Alexander the Great, at a site near ancient Amphipolis, 370 miles north of Athens, in Greece. Image © Dailymail
Top: Alexander fighting the Persian king Darius III. From Alexander Mosaic, Naples National Archaeological Museum,
Alexander the Great thought to be buried in Egypt, but archaeologists have discovered this very big structure measuring 500 meters long and 3 meters high, which they believe could contain a royal grave.
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According to Dailymail: “Site archaeologist Aikaterini Peristeri has voiced hopes of finding ‘a significant individual or individuals’ within.
A Culture Ministry statement has enthused that the archaeologists have partly excavated a mound that has yielded a ‘very remarkable’ marble-faced wall from the late 4th century BC.
Experts believe the ancient artificial mound could contain the remains of the king, or is at least an important royal Macedonian grave.”
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