12 Oct 2014

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Large mosaic in ancient tomb uncovered in Greece which possibly contains the remains of a contemporary of Alexander the Great.

The mosaic, 3 meters (10 feet) long and 4.5 meters (15 feet) wide, depicts a horseman with a laurel wreath driving a chariot drawn by two horses and preceded by the god Hermes. According to a Culture Ministry announcement on Sunday, Hermes is depicted here as the conductor of souls to the afterlife.

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