artnet news | Carol Civre:
Greek archaeologists believe that they may have unearthed the tomb of Aristotle 2,400 years after his death, after an excavation in Macedonia revealed many items linking back to the Greek philosopher. The dig, part of a 20-year project that took place in Aristotle’s birthplace Stagira, Macedonia, on the East Coast of the Greek mainland, has experts cautiously excited. While it is known that Aristotle died in Chalcis, Evia in 322 BC, this archaeological discovery leads scholars to believe that his ashes may have been transported back to Stagira for burial, according to the Daily Mail… Read more
Image: Bust of Aristotle. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.