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The "massive, magnificent tomb," Peristeri told reporters, is likely connected to the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia, which, in the fourth century B.C. produced Alexander the Great.
Shortly after Peristeri's announcement, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras held his own press conference at the site — known as Amphipolis —declaring it an "exceptionally important discovery" from the "earth of our Macedonia."
records and images; includes the Beazley Archive Pottery Database and the Gems Database
many thousands of images for items from Greco-Roman antiquity are available to view. Search, e.g., Minoan or Parthenon
to search, go to - and don't be dismayed! You can fill in just one field, and use the LIST button to the right to make a selection of vocabulary. Once you get to a record, click the Image tab at the top to see photos and drawings of the object
searches in English will work; scroll downward to see results
search for "Greek" or "Roman" then narrow search using Date/Era selections at left
More sources for archaeological images, especially from the Levant, listed on this site: Manar al-Athar