Archeologists in the locale of Kozani in northern Greece have uncovered a tomb of a filled with offerings and dated to the late Hellenistic period (end of first century BC).

The tomb was discovered 1.5 meters underneath a home which was recently demolished as part of mining work in the town of Mavropigi  a Village in Kozani in the Macedonia Region of Greece.. The richly adorned  body was on an intricate bronze burial service bed, which is “in amazing condition,” while a gold leaf was found in her mouth.

“We’re dealing with a rich woman or someone who held an important position in the society of the time,” said Areti Chondrogianni-Metoki, director of the Kozani Ephorate of Antiquities.

The woman’s remains were taken to the Archaeological Museum of Aiani, where they will be examined to ascertain her age and even the cause of death.

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