Entry to Ancient Tomb Uncovered in Greece

Originally posted on New Historian

Archaeologists have uncovered a humongous ancient tomb that is believed to have direct connections with Alexander the Great, the great king who conquered vast expanses of the ancient world right from Greece all the way to India. The tomb has been found underneath a huge burial mound close to the ancient Amphipolis in Northern Greece, the region where Alexander had started forging his empire from. Amphipolis was founded as an Athenian colony in the year 437BC, but it had been conquered in the year 357BC by Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great. This ancient tomb is believed…

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