Archaeologists find head of one of the Sphinxes in Amphipolis

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The marble head of the Sphinx, which is located on the east side of the entrance of the burial monument of Amphipolis, was discovered by archaeologists during excavations on October 21 in the tomb of Kasta in Amphipolis, in the Serres region in Greece.

According to the official information from the culture ministry, the head is intact with a minimal breakage of its nose, has a height of 0.60 m, while it is identified as belonging to the torso of the Eastern Sphinx, to which it was attached.

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