Tomb with bones discovered in Amphipolis

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Archeologists are closer to solving the mystery of Amphipolis, after the discovery of a tomb with bones in the third chamber of the Tomb of Kasta. The tomb is large, box-shaped and according to estimates by the Ministry of Culture, the deceased must have been a prominent figure, since this is the only way to explain the construction of this unique burial complex.

According to the announcement, in the third chamber and at a depth of 1.60, a large cist tomb made of limestone was revealed. Inside the tomb there a place in which was set a wooden coffin with iron and copper nails around it, as well as bones and glass decorative elements of the coffin.

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