New Greek Tomb
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Women Guarding 2,300-Year-Old Tomb Revive Greek Hopes
Tuesday, Sep. 23rd 2014 at 5pm
Amphipolis Tomb, Amfipoli, Greece
Tomb For Queen Of The Underworld Found
Greek archaeologists brushed away sandy soil to reveal two female statues guarding a tomb in Amphipolis this month After six years of recession has put the ancient world back in the spotlight It doesn’t matter who’s inside cut spending on everything from museum exhibitions to site guards.
Cut by half since 2010 as money has reduce a budget “Funding for culture is not a luxuryIt’s a necessity.”
In 1992, Coca-Cola Co. (KO)’s office apologized to Greece adapted the Parthenon’s white marble columns to resemble a Coke bottle, part of an ad campaign Greece called the advertisement an insult to the Parthenon and international culture.
The Greek public is fascinated by the two towering female statues in intricate sleeved chitons. In Amphipolis they see the hope of something new and untouched that could regenerate Greece.