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Amphipolis tomb may lie deeper, says Greek official

In the wake of revelations that a huge burial mound being excavated at Ancient Amphipolis, northern Greece, has no fourth chamber, the Culture Ministry’s general secretary Lina Mendoni indicated that the central tomb could be located beneath the level on which the dig is currently taking place and did not rule out the possibility that the tomb had been raided.

“If the the tomb has been looted, then this would mean that it was someone very great buried there, a very important personality,” Mendoni said of the site which is believed to date to the time of the death of ancient Greek warrior Alexander the Great.