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Dig Unveils Important Discovery At Ancient Amphipolis, Northern Greece

"We are in front of an extremely important find," Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said during his visit to Ancient Amphipolis in Serres, Central Macedonia, northern Greece, where archaeologists are digging what appears to be the entrance of an important tomb.

Greek Destinations In The News Over The Summer

A selection of important announcements concerning various Greek destinations that took place during the summer.

Amphipolis Tomb Entrance Fully Revealed, Pebbled Floor Uncovered

The Greek Culture Ministry has released more photographs of the excavations at the ancient tomb of Amphipolis in Greece. According to the latest update, a pebbled floor has been revealed.

Caryatids the Second Line of Guards in the Amphipolis Tomb

Two magnificent Caryatids were unearthed on Saturday 6, as the excavation in the tomb of Amphipolis, Greece, continues apace.

Amphipolis Tomb: Details Of The Caryatids Come To Light

The Greek Culture Ministry has released details of the Caryatids that were unearthed earlier this month during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.

Amphipolis: Not The Burial Site Of Alexander the Great

Greek Culture Minister Kostas Tasoulas expects the secret of ancient Amphipolis in northern Greece to be revealed soon and feels that the tomb is not the burial site of Alexander the Great.

Archaeological Discoveries In Greece Are Important For Cultural Tourism

Greek cultural tourism could receive a major boost if important monuments - such as the recently discovered large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece - are handled correctly, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during an interview to a Greek TV station.

Amphipolis Dig Fully Uncovers The Pedestals Of The Caryatids

The Caryatids of the burial mound at Kasta hill in Amphipolis, Greece, are standing on pedestals that are 1.40 m high and 1.36 m wide. The statues along with their bases reach a total height of 3.67 m.

Amphipolis Dig Reveals Amazing Mosaic Floor

A large section of an impressive mosaic floor was revealed on 12 October during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.

Take A 3D Virtual Tour Of The Amphipolis Tomb

A group of Greek graphic artists have launched a very interesting application that gives the opportunity to those captivated by the excavation in Amphipolis to experience the burial mound at Kasta hill as it was in antiquity and even take a closer look inside.

Amphipolis Mosaic Depicts Greek Myth Of The Abduction Of Persephone

The mosaic floor, recently discovered during the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece, has been revealed in its entirety. "It is obvious that this is the mythological representation of the Abduction of Persephone by Pluto," an announcement by the...

Amphipolis Burial Site Excavation Video Released

Footage from the excavation of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece, which until now has unearthed Caryatid statues, sphinxes and an impressive mosaic floor, has been released online.

Archaeologists Make More Discoveries During Dig In Amphipolis

Excavations at Kasta hill, Amphipolis, have unearthed an artificial cutting in the ground of the fourth area of the large burial mound that dates to the late 4th century.

Ancient Human Remains Found at Amphipolis Tomb

Human remains were discovered under the floor of the third chamber of the large burial mound in Amphipolis, northern Greece.

2015 Expected to Be Landmark Year for Tourism Investments in Greece

This year Greece was established as a global tourist destination and 2015 is expected to be a landmark year for attracting tourism investments to the country, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a press conference at the 30th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

New 3D Video of Amphipolis Monument Interior Hits the Internet

Following the latest discovery made by archaeologists at the Amphipolis burial mound, a group of Greeks have released a new three-dimensional (3-D) video of its interior.

Amphipolis Dig Moves to New Phase, Scans to Reveal More

Greek Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas said recently that excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb, which has the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, are now entering a new phase which will prove to be promising and full of important new findings.

Pottery, Coins Found at Greece’s Amphipolis Dig, Signs of Ancient Crane

Progress made on the excavations at Amphipolis and particularly at the Kasta Hill site -- the first official announcement on this tomb since August 10 -- was presented at a press conference on Saturday at the Greek Culture Ministry.

Human Depictions in Color at Latest Amphipolis Finds in Greece

Images of animal, human and winged figures are emerging as excavation works continue at the Amphipolis dig in northern Greece, the Culture Ministry has informed.

Tourism Development of Amphipolis, Greece, On the Table

The archaeological findings of Amphipolis will contribute to the further development of Greek tourism, according to the tourism minister, Olga Kefalogianni.
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