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PRESS RELEASE 19/01/2015

Study On Residue Burial Monument Skeletal, Hill Kasta, Amphipolis

As has been mentioned in the press release of 19 December 2014, the completion of the study of makroskopikis bone material from the Tomb on the Hill Kasta, which has undertaken multi-disciplinary group of universities, Aristotle and Democritus, would be completed during January 2015. … CONTINUE THE READING

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PRESS RELEASE 22/12/14

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The geophysics and geological mapping of the Hill Kasta in Amphipolis began on 11 November 2014 and were conducted in a piecemeal nature, due to adverse weather conditions.

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NOTICE OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE

As they progress maintenance on seven marble sections of "epistyles"-they belong to the third and most sophisticated space funerary monument, the Hill Kasta- revealed, gradually, performances. Specifies that the position of the marble members, which are part of these, bear black and white decoration.

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Official announcement (12-11-14)

Work continued on the Archaeological Serres, in particular in Kasta Hill and third Ward. At a depth of 1, 60 m. from the saved stones of the floor, revealed large CIST Tomb, made of limestone (Sketch, foto 1, 2).

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Official announcement (04-11-14)

Σχετικά με τις απόψεις, heard and written in recent days about the course of the project the anaskafikoy tumulus Kasta of Amphipolis, the responsible excavator, k. K. Peristeri, Director of the Inspectorate of Antiquities Serron, expressing the whole excavation team, made the following statement:

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Official announcement (28-10-14)

Questions to the Secretary General. Ministry of Culture and Sport Mr. L. Mendoni

Question: The tomb is syllimenos;

Reply: The tomb has clearly accepted human intervention, so here we are. Since the beginning of the renovation we said-and we often repeat- that we have very strong evidence of grave robbers action.

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Official announcement (21-10-14)

The excavation work is continuing on the CAY Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities, in the Tumulus Kasta, Amphipolis. Saturday (18/10) and Monday (20/10) the excavation proceeded across the surface inside the fourth space (4,5Ch6m.) and in depth until 5,20 m. from the top of the dome.

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Official announcement (12-10-14)

Advancing the excavations on the Hill Kasta Amphipolis, by CAY II Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities.

Continuing the gradual removal of part of the backfill, from the second site, behind the caryatids and up to the surface of the floor, at a depth of 6 m. from the dome. When removing the ... CONTINUE THE READING

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Official announcement (30-9-14)

Continued from the CAY’ Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities, the archaeological research in the funerary complex of hillside Kasta Amphipolis. Removed the last two saves only its lower stones of the wall sealing, in front of the second septal wall, (foto 1) revealing in total marble pedestals (foto 2), on which pull the Caryatids.

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Official announcement (21-9-14)

By removing three rows of marble stones of the wall sealing, in front of the second septal wall, uncovered the whole Caryatids, which have a height of 2, 48 m. Wear robe tunic and long ciliated himation with rich folds. (Foto 1, 2). Bear kothornoys, οι οποίοι είναι διακοσμημένοι με κόκκινο και κίτρινο … CONTINUE THE READING

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Official announcement (14-9-14)

On Friday 12-9-2014 became the members of the interdisciplinary team, the third Chamber of the monument, from the existing hole in the wall of the third aperture, to illustrate the existing archaeological picture of and to determine the structural condition of the cabin, ώστε να σχεδιαστούν τα αναγκαία μέτρα αντιστήριξης και … CONTINUE THE READING

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Official announcement (12-9-14)

The excavation work is continuing in the tumulus Kasta Amphipolis, by KI΄ Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities.

Far, the removal of sandy soils in the area, behind the septal wall with caryatids, It reached three meters from the floor. Μετά … CONTINUE THE READING

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Official announcement (11-9-14)

Continued the excavation work on the Hill Kasta Amphipolis, by CAY Ephorate of Antiquities.

Today, removed the first dome of sealing wall in front of the caryatids and revealed the continuation of two layers of cheiridwtwn sculptures. (foto 1)

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Official announcement (09-9-14)

The excavation work is continuing on the Hill by Kasta CAY Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities. The removal of sandy soils continues horizontally and across the expanse of space, between the septal wall with Caryatids and the third wall, ώστε να επιτυγχάνεται η εξισορρόπηση των πιέσεων και … CONTINUE THE READING

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Official announcement (07-9-14)

On Thursday 4 September, wide-ranging meeting on the construction site of the Hill Kasta, under the General Secretary of the Ministry of culture and sport,. Lina Mendoni, with the multidisciplinary team, the head of which is the k. K. Peristeri and involving executives of ancient monuments of the YPPOA Address.

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Official announcement (02-9-14)

Continued intensively by the multidisciplinary team, under the direction of k.. K. Peristeri, the Hill Kasta, technical work armoring funerary monument and the immediately surrounding area, to avoid repercussions from any weather.

Tasks include :

  • Διαμόρφωση των επιχώσεων του πρώτου θαλάμου σε βαθμιδωτό αντίβαρο … CONTINUE THE READING
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    Official announcement (31-8-14)

    The excavation work is continuing on the Hill Kasta, in Amphipolis, by CAY Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities. With the removal of soil from the vestibule, in the space behind the wall of Sphinxes, marmarothetimenoy flooring Department revealed, with white, small irregular pieces of marble, on a red background, σωζόμενο σε εξαιρετικά … CONTINUE THE READING

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    Official announcement (25-8-14)

    The excavation work is continuing on the CAY Ephorate of prehistoric and classical antiquities in Tumulus Kasta, in Amphipolis. Continued removal of lithoplinthwn from the wall sealing and revealed almost the entire facade funerary monument, που αποτελεί μία εξαιρετικά πρωτότυπη σύνθεση για την αντίστοιχη αρχιτεκτονική του τύπου του … CONTINUE THE READING

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    Official announcement (24-8-14)

    The excavation work is continuing in the Tumulus Kasta of Amphipolis, by CAY Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities, for uncovering the funerary monument. Removed ten lithoplinthoi, they were the seventh and eighth series, the wall sealing. There are three rows to deconstruction of all eleven structures found. So, … CONTINUE THE READING

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    Official announcement (21-8-14)

    Continuing the excavation work at the Tomb, in the Tumulus Kasta from ZB Ephorate of prehistoric and classical Antiquities, in Amphipolis. Today, evacuated, with extreme caution, soils which were in the air and behind the statues of Sphinxes, in depth about, two measures , και σε πλάτος ανάλογο της εισόδου … CONTINUE THE READING

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    Official announcement (18-8-14)

    The excavation in the tumulus Kasta in Amphipolis evolves in accordance with scientific ethics.

    Already today started the preparatory work for the safe transfer of protective wall stones. Publications on duty of two marble Sphinxes are not true.

    Το Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού από σήμερα θα ενημερώνει τακτικά την κοινή γνώμη για την πορεία … CONTINUE THE READING

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