At last we are receiving a clear picture of the tomb entrance now that the blocks of the surrounding wall have been removed. We are rewarded with a good view of the portico above which the two sphinxes are keeping watch.
It turns out to be a quite unusual example of a Macedonian tomb from the last quarter of the fourth century BC as nothing suggests the presence of any door panels filling the
More soil has been removed from the corridor, revealing walls lined with imitation marble slabs of extraordinary quality. The architrave above is decorated with rosettes.
Archaeologists expect to hit a second doorway soon.
[Pictures released by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport]