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

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

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The Catacombs in Alexandria are so called because the design was very similar to the Christian Catacombs in Rome. Most likely it was a private tomb, later converted to a public cemetery. It consists of 3 levels cut into the rock, a staircase, a rotunda, the triclinium or banquette hall, a vestibule, an antechamber and the burial chamber with three recesses in it; in each recess there is a sarcophagus. The Catacombs also contain a large number of Luculi or grooves cut in the rock.

The Catacombs in Alexandria are so called because the design was very similar to the Christian Catacombs in Rome. Most likely it was a private tomb, later converted to a public cemetery. It consists of 3 levels cut into the rock, a staircase, a rotunda, the triclinium or banquette hall, a vestibule, an antechamber and the burial chamber with three recesses in it; in each recess there is a sarcophagus. The Catacombs also contain a large number of Luculi or grooves cut in the rock.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Archaeologists discover astonishing haul 'linked to Alexander the Great' in network of tombs in Bulgaria

Archaeologists discover astonishing haul 'linked to Alexander the Great' in network of tombs in Bulgaria

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Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia-  Ivory head found in Tomb II
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As speculation builds about a Greek tomb's potential connection to Alexander the Great, archaeologists are pushing back and urging patience.

As speculation builds about a Greek tomb's potential connection to Alexander the Great, archaeologists are pushing back and urging patience.

Ivory face plaque (Alexander the Great?) from the royal Macedonian tombs at Vergina, Greece. 4th century BC

Ivory face plaque (Alexander the Great?) from the royal Macedonian tombs at Vergina, Greece. 4th century BC

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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

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

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