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The Ministry of Culture denies the reports on inscriptions in Amphipolis

10 September 2014 / 15:09:19  GRReporter
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The Hellenic Ministry of Culture denies the information about inscriptions found in the excavations in Amphipolis that appeared earlier today. The official press release of the Ministry states that, in fact, archaeologists found three pieces of marble architrave with a length of between 80 - 100 cm and height of 15 cm during the clearing of the soil at the second partition wall behind the caryatids.
     All three pieces were taken this morning to the Museum of Amphipolis for restoration. Official sources claim that other architraves, preserved without major damage, were found during the excavations as well.
     Meanwhile, as of today, on the orders of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, famous TV journalist of the recent past Anna Panayotarea will perform the public relations in connection with the excavations in Amphipolis. The official press release points out that she is a lecturer in journalism at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and has excellent knowledge of archaeological topics.

Tags: AmphipolisExcavationsInsriptionsCaryatidsHellenic Ministry of CultureAnna Panayotarea
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