Posts Tagged ‘tomb’

  • What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    on Aug 24, 14 • in Ancient Greece, Architecture, Art, Excavation, Greece, Hellenistic period, History, News • with Comments Off on What was revealed today in Amphipolis

    24. August.2014 What did the archaeologists found under the base of the Sphinxes – Decorating with blue and red paint on the monument New, important discoveries have been brought to “light” today’s excavations in a funerary monument, the tomb of the caste KH Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, in Amphipolis. After the removal of the marble slabs of the monument, which revealed the entire marble sphinxes, found at the entrance to the tomb, on Thursday the archaeligists removed with extreme caution soils which were behind the statues, at a depth of about two meters and wide

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  • Roman chamber tomb found in ancient Corinth

    on Jan 2, 14 • in Ancient Rome, Archaeology, Architecture, Greece, News, Roman period • with Comments Off on Roman chamber tomb found in ancient Corinth

    A well-preserved and ornately decorated underground Roman tomb, complete with vaults and wall paintings, was found in Corinth during works to extend the Corinth-Patras national road, archaeologists said on Wednesday. The find came to light a bit more than a year after the revealing of another ornate Roman tomb in the same location. Measuring 3.30m by 2.63m., the tomb has been initially dated to between the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, but may be earlier. It was entered from the south through a staircase decorated on either side with two ceramic tiles in deep relief,

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  • King’s tomb becoming center of attraction in western Turkey

    on Jan 2, 14 • in Archaeology, Cultural heritage, History, Management, News, Roman period, Tourism, Turkey, UNESCO • with Comments Off on King’s tomb becoming center of attraction in western Turkey

    Karia King Hekatomnas’ tomb and its surrounding are expected to make western province of Muğla a center of attraction. Excavations are continuing in the region to create an archaeological area to draw tourists The tomb of Karia King Hekatomnas and the Sacred Area, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Temporary List and considered as one of the most important historical artwork discovered in the last century, is expected to be included in the permanent list soon. The archaeological area is located in the Hisarbaşı neighborhood in the western province of Muğla. It was discovered

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  • Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

    on Nov 21, 12 • in Antiquty, Bulgaria, News, UNESCO • with Comments Off on Bulgarians Want Unique Thracian Treasure Back in Hometown

    An object from the unique gold Thracian treasure recently discovered in Bulgaria. Photo by BGNES Residents of Bulgaria’s town of Isperih plan to launch a petition to have the unique gold Thracian treasure, recently discovered in the nearby famous Sveshtari tomb, to be returned to them. The news was reported by Standard daily, citing the secretary of the Town Hall. The precious find is now on display at the Archeology Museum in the capital Sofia, but locals demand from the Culture Ministry to have it back in Isperih. Isperih Mayor, Beysim Basri, has talked to

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