Tomb of Alexander the Great's Father

The remains of Phillip II, father of Alexander the Great, have been discovered in a royal tomb in Vergina, Greece.   Image © Theodore Antikas

The anthropological team investigating the tomb revealed that Phillip II had been buried along with an unknown female warrior, who may have been the daughter of the Scythian King Ateas.



This tomb was one of three discovered in the 1970s by Greek archeologist, Manolis Andronikos.

Read more at Archaeology.org.