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Archaeo-Politics in Macedonia

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. Continue reading →