Have archaeologists discovered the grave of Alexander the Great? Experts find enormous marble tomb fit for a king under a massive mound in Greece Archaeologists have uncovered what could be the grave of Alexander the Great at a site near ancient Amphipolis, 370 miles north of Athens Site archaeologist Aikaterini Peristeri has voiced hopes of finding 'a significant individual or individuals' within
13 Basic Facts About Alexander the Great: Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great. 1785. Hephaestion was actually cremated and his ashes buried elsewhere, in Babylon. He died October 324.
Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great - tiny ivory portrait found in his tomb, in Vergina, northern Greece Philip II of Macedon Father of Alexander the Great. Lived from 382-336 BC. He was the king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC.
A team of Greek researchers has confirmed that bones found in a two-chambered royal tomb at Vergina, a town some 100 miles away from Amphipolis's mysterious burial mound, indeed belong to the Macedonian King Philip II, Alexander the Great's father.
If found, the tomb of Alexander the Great would be one of the world's greatest treasures. Now, archaeologists think they may have found it — not in Egypt, as long believed, but in Greece, around 400 miles north of Athens in the ancient city of Amphipolis.