World interest for the artfull Amphipolis’ mosaic floor
World media write about the mosaic floor uncovered in Amphipolis tomb. BBC, Discovery, NBC News, ABC News, Guardian, Business Insider Australia are only few of the news sites that wrote about the breathtaking new discovery.
NBC’s article is entitled: «Holy Hermes! Mosaic Revealed in Greece’s Amphipolis Tomb», where as in ABC «Giant mosaic floor uncovered in mysterious Alexander the Great-era tomb in Amphipolis, Greece».
Business Insider Australia chose as title «Archaeologists are just one room away from discovering who’s buried in the huge Amphipolis tomb».
BBC reports that «archaeologists unearthed a huge ancient burial site at Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered a large floor mosaic. The mosaic – 3m (10ft) wide and 4.5m (15ft) long – depicts a man with a laurel wreath driving a chariot drawn by horses and led by the god Hermes.The burial site is said to be the largest ever found in Greece» and the article’s title is «Greece archaeologists uncover Amphipolis floor mosaic».
«Mosaic uncovered in northern Greece could mark royal Macedonian tomb» is the title for Guardian, adding in the article among other things that archaeologists excavating Amphipolis site have discovered an intricate, and largely intact, floor mosaic dating back to 300BC.
Malay Mail reports that «Alexander the Great-era tomb reveals giant mosaic» and Discovery entitles the article «Stunning Mosaic Floor Uncovered in Greece’s Mystery Tomb».
Asian Age reports that an imposing mosaic of a man driving a chariot has been uncovered in the largest antique tomb ever found in Greece, at Amphipolis in northern Macedonia.
Last but not least, iafrica mentions that an imposing mosaic of a man driving a chariot has been uncovered in the largest antique tomb ever found in Greece, in Amphipolis in northern Macedonia, the culture ministry said on Sunday.