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Kings, warriors, and costly artefacts

Nicholas Cranfield on the rich legacy of Macedon

A SPELLBINDING exhibition at the British Museum 35 years ago, “Thracian Treasures”, revealed a span of some 500 years of Bulgarian history in ancient Thrace. At the time, the glories of Macedonia, the neighbouring kingdom in antiquity, remained. The discovery of the tombs of Philip II (father of Alexander the Great) and his family at Aegae (modern day Vergina) in 1977, and their subsequent excavation, have led to a re-evaluation of power structures in older Hellenic ...

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