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Aigai (Vergina)

The Palace
The small palace
The theatre
The city of Aigai
The prehistoric Cemetery
The Great Tumulus
The tombs north of the palace
The Palatitsia tombs

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The small palace of Aigai
Aerial photograph of the palace and the small palace at Aigai, second half of 4th century BC, Vergina.

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The small palace of Aigai

The foundations of a large building, consisting of a columned courtyard and rooms opening on the north and west side, were discovered adjacent to the palace at Aigai, abutting on its west side. The building has been repeatedly interfered with, and the few remains which have survived do not permit dating it with exactitude. Archaeologists today believe that it must be the old palace of the city, which the kings preserved out of respect for their past history.

See Also
Civilization - Town-planning in Antiquity


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