Monday, June 27, 2016

Achilles's tomb was discovered !



















Two researchers from the University Cincinnati (USA) made an important discovery during excavations that we undertake at an archaeological site in southwestern Greece. It is the grave of a Greek warrior, who lived 3,500 years ago.

Place unchanged by time, contains a wealth of valuable items, constituting the most important discovery made in the territory of mainland Greece in the last 65 years. The tomb was discovered by wife Sharon Stocker and Jack Davis in May this year, but research has not been made public until recently, when the Greek authorities have decided this.






Source: Ministry of Greek Culture

The site where two specialists are working near the Palace of Nestor, object spotted since 1939. The team includes researchers highlighted the grave belonging to Mycenaean civilization era, comprised in the period from 1550 to 1175 BC Burial space has a depth of 1.5 m, a width of 1.2 m and a length of about 2.4 m.




















It seems that the tomb belonged to a man aged between 30 and 35 years, being buried with a number of valuables, which led to the conclusion that the individual had lifelong social status very important. This is demonstrated by positioning soldier in an individual grave. It is possible that have had exhumed royal rank, have been the founder of a dynasty or even just a fighter who earned those goods through war.













Source: Ministry of Greek Culture

Among the objects found include gold jewelry of high quality, pearl necklaces, rings sealing vessels of silver, an ivory comb, and a bronze sword with a handle of gold and ivory. Jewels are decorated with floral and animal motifs, but also with figures of deities in a style characteristic of Mycenaean civilization.  Achilles on wikipedia




















Photo Source: University of Cincinnati

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