Archaeologists find skeleton in Alexander the Great-era tomb

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered a skeleton from a tomb dating back to the era of Alexander the Great. The excavation has refueled rumors about the Greek conqueror, whose final resting place remains a mystery. An archaeological team digging roughly 600 kilometers (370 miles) north of Athens near the city of Amphipolis in recent months discovered the bones in the third chamber of the massive tomb. According to preliminary information, parts of the skeleton were strewn around a rectangular wooden casket, which had been buried under the floor of the cavernous room.

Read more: http://www.dw.de/archaeologists-find-skeleton-in-alexander-the-great-era-tomb/a-18059438

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