Facade of Philip II tomb Vergina Greece

Remains of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, confirmed found

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By April Holloway


An interesting article, especially in light of the fact that it now appears that the tomb of Alexender's mother, Olympia, may have also now been found and is being excavated. However, in this article, no mention is made as to the possible idenity of the female. Was this the remains of a wife? Was this perhaps Cassandra? If the remains of the child were indeed that of Alexander's son, then perhaps the remains of the female was that of Roxane. However, I don't recall any injury to leg. Of course, the two biggest mysteries are the whereabouts of the original Ark of the Covenent and the location of Alexander and his tomb.

angieblackmon's picture

it's amazing how much can be learned when we stop and carefully examine everything. i'm always amazed at the amount of gold that's found. the amount of gold will still never pass the amount of knowledge we can learn from these sites.

love, light and blessings


I am interested in any and all historical information.

rbflooringinstall's picture

Excellent! Now that we know who the tomb belongs to, we might could find some awesome arifacts to help us figure out maybe just where Alexandre is.

Peace and Love,


I do believe that Tomb II was sealed long before the remains of Alexander III were moved to their final destination. So it makes no sense to look for clues in a much earlier tomb...


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