Archaeo-Politics in Macedonia

sphinxes at amphipolis
sphinxes at amphipolis

On Friday I wrote a post on the London Review of Books blog about Alexandromania. It begins as follows:

“On Monday, six days before the general election, the Greek Ministry of Culture published a preliminary report by the osteo-archaeological team studying the skeletal remains found in the mound of Amphipolis in northern Greece. The bones were found in November, since when there had been a lot of speculation about who they might have belonged to. Alexander the Great’sname came up a lot, as did his mother’s, Olympias”

You can read the full post here.

On the same story, an interview I did earlier this week for the NYTimes which was published today.

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