Amphipolis video

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Amphipolis video

Post by Alexias » Sat May 18, 2019 3:01 pm

Pauline sent me this YouTube link https://youtu.be/qdP6Y53OJuI. Hope it's ok to repost it!

The Central Macedonia Regional Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas at the Tomb of Kasta in Amphipolis

It shows some interesting close-ups of the sphinxes. You can see traces of red and blue paint on the sandals of the caryatid.

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Post by Jeanne Reames » Sun May 19, 2019 4:25 am

Thanks for this. It's one of the places we didn't get to.
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Re: Amphipolis video

Post by Alexias » Sun May 19, 2019 6:29 pm

Pauline says they are going to restore the frieze, which contains a ziggurat, a ship, two riders, red military flags, flying victories...

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Re: Amphipolis video

Post by system1988 » Sun May 19, 2019 6:55 pm

Πάντες άνθρωποι του ειδέναι ορέγονται φύσει

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Re: Amphipolis video

Post by system1988 » Mon May 20, 2019 4:13 pm

Jeanne Reames wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 4:25 am
Thanks for this. It's one of the places we didn't get to.
Because entering the monument is prohibited and i suppose this will still be in effect for the next 2 years or more ,it is for that reason i sent Alexias the video. It is a ' political ' video made by a candidate for the elections.You can see the impressive stairway of the monument from the interior side ,details from the Kariatides and parts of the mosaic ( what a beautiful face !) This tomb was majestic inside and out ! How much wealth was stolen !
Thankfully the frieze will be preserved and you can see ( you may magnify ) a "zigurat ' ( supposedly the funeral pyre for Hephaestion as theorized by professor Antonio Corso ) a ship s front , himatia colored red , riders , many weapons piled up, tripods ,a bull ready for the sacrifice ,centauries (man and woman ) a battering tower ? or a high construction ,and many winged Victories
The cleaning process will reveal more presentations
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