Tomb of Amphipolis: Comparison with Great Ancient Monuments

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by Ancient Greece 3D
published on 11 November 2014
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See how the tomb of Amphipolis in Greece compares in size with the Parthenon, the Egyptian Sphinx, and the Taj Mahal!

Check the interior of the tomb in its current state with the sphinxs, the caryatids and the fabulous mosaic floor. The excavation is still in progress...

Don't forget to turn your speakers on ;-)

Quick facts
● Perimeter: 497 metre long surrounding wall of marble and limestone.
● Tomb's height: 3 metres
● Hill's height: 10.54 metres
● Lion's height (top of the hill, including base): 5.3 metres
● Largest tomb of its kind
● Built between 320-300 BCE (Exact date not confirmed yet)
● Not yet known whom the tomb houses

3D model & animation: Apostolis Theonas, Panagiotis Stamatopoulos
Music: Great Drama by Cyril Nikitin

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