Amphipolis: Geophysical scan shows new areas of archeological interest
The preliminary results of the geophysical scanning of Kasta Hill in Amphipolis, where the enigmatic ancient Greek tomb has…
The preliminary results of the geophysical scanning of Kasta Hill in Amphipolis, where the enigmatic ancient Greek tomb has been discovered, will prove to be indispensable in highlighting future archeological efforts.
In the Ministry of Culture’s statement regarding the preliminary results of the scan it is argued that the area adjacent to the fourth chamber of the tomb may reveal further treasures. The scan shows that there is an ancient opening to the northeast of the chamber and an artificial embankment. It is not clear how deep the opening is, but it appears that the archeologists will examine the area.
As the geophysical survey continues and highlights greater details of the hill and the man-made interventions, the archeologists will be determine where to focus their excavation efforts next.