Alexander the Great tomb excavation stalled due to Greek crisis

Craigie G

Craigie G

2015-08-13 14:36:49

Excavation on a major tomb in Greece that could be the final resting place of Alexander the Great has stalled in the midst of the crisis.

It stands in Amphipolis, a central site to the ancient Macedonians.

A lack of funding has meant that the project has been placed on the backburner.

A guard at the site told AFP: "No one works here any more. The project is frozen, like everything else in Greece.

"We still don't know if the country is going to run out of money.”

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