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Amphipolis: Sphinxes’s wings discovered; Video from inside the tomb released

Greek Culture Ministry released footage from inside the mysterious ancient tomb of Amphipolis. In a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon, the Culture Ministry briefed also about the lasted findings of the ongoing excavations.

Amphipolis Sphinxes wing1

             Sphinx wing fragment

The latest findings unearthed are

1. fragments of the wings of the two Sphinxes

2. fragments of the neck of one Sphinx

3. parts of the famous mosaic featuring the Abduction of Persephone

Video: footage from inside the ancient tomb

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   Sphinx wings fragment

Amphipolis Sphinxes wings

With the found bodies, head and wings archaeologists could reproduce in a drawing the full figure of the Sphinxes at the entrance of the tomb. The head of the second Sphinx is still missing.

 

Amphipolis Sphinxes wings2

 

Amazing till the end of the days 🙂 But who is buried in the tomb is still a mystery!

Exact details about the latest findings in Culture Ministry website in Greek (!)…

 

 

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