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Tomb dating to Alexander the Great's era discovered in Greece

November 12, 2014, 17:51 UTC+3 ATHENS
Archaeologists believe that the grave could have belonged to a prominent Macedonian as they found impressive burial offerings inside
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ATHENS, November 12. /TASS/. Archaeologists have found skeletal remains belonging to a man who died during the reign of Alexander the Great (336-323 BC) inside an unlooted grave in northern Greece, the country's culture and sports ministry said on Wednesday.

Archaeologists believe that the grave could have belonged to a prominent Macedonian as they found impressive burial offerings inside, while the burial site was surrounded with the 500-meter marble wall, the ministry said.

The grave was discovered among the ruins of the ancient town of Amphipolis.

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