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An ancient tomb in Amphipolis in northern Greece was found to contain a floor mosaic depicting a horseman with a laurel wreath driving a chariot and guided by the god Hermes, officials from the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Sunday.
How would it be, if nobody knew the date of one of the greatest days in history? Thatâ€™s just where weâ€™ve been with the day that Alexander the Great became king â€“ nobody could pin it down within a seven-month period in 336BC.
Alexander the Great founded Alexandria to immortalize his name amid his quest to conquer the world - but his was apparently not the first city on the famed site on Egypt's Mediterranean coast.
Greek archaeologists said on Sunday they had discovered the largest underground tomb in Greek antiquity in the ancient city of Pella in northern Greece, birthplace of Alexander the Great.
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