Category: ancient macedonian cities

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace ATHENS (Reuters) – Archaeologists have unearthed gold jewellery, weapons and pottery at an ancient burial site near Pella in northern Greece, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, the culture ministry said on Thursday. The excavations at the vast cemetery uncovered 43 graves dating from 650-279 BC which shed light on the early development of […]

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Ancient Macedonian Cities and Settlements – Pydna

Ancient Macedonian Cities and Settlements – Pydna

Ancient Pydna lies in north Pieria, to the south of Makrygialos. The first settlement of the region, one of the most extensive settlements of the Late Neolithic period, is located to the south west of Makrygialos. The settlement presents two phases, one pre-Diminian. covering an area of approximately 75 acres and bounded by a trench system, and another contemporary with […]

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