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DNA testing to aid in idenifying occupant of Amphipolis tomb

The DNA profile of those buried in the Royal Vergina tomb will be compared to the new DNA material gathered from the Kasta Hill in Amphipolis, in order to determine whether the person buried in Amphipolis is of royal descent related to the royal family of Vergina, according to the director of the “Demokritos” lab Giannis Maniatis who is also responsible for the antiquity measurements lab.

  • Published in Greece

Amphipolis: Ditch found in floor of fourth chamber

During removal of soil from the fourth space, excavators at Amphipolis found aman-made opening on the natural shale floor, covering 4 x 2.1 m, which is filled with muddy soil, as is the rest of the monument.

  • Published in Greece
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