Macedonian tombs of Pella

Ancient tombs from Mace­do­nia in Pel­la, Greece [video] [more] [vis­it­ing info]

In 2006, a farmer work­ing in his field dis­cov­ered what is the largest under­ground tomb known in Greece, from the Hel­lenis­tic age (ca. 300BC, around the death of Alexan­der the Great and near his birth­place) [BBC] [tory/0,2933,184718,00.html”>Fox]

In 2008, the tombs were includ­ed on the World Mon­u­ments Fund’s Watch List 2008 as one of the 10 most-endan­gered mon­u­ments in the world.


First published on March 5th, 2009 at 1:52 pm (EST) and last modified on March 5th, 2009 at 1:54 pm (EST).

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