Archaeologist claims to have located Aristotle's tomb

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Archaeologist Claims To Have Located Aristotle's Tomb

Archaeologist Konstantinos Sismanidis claims to have found the tomb of a famous Greek philosopher, reports The Independent.

According to the New York Times, he believes Aristotle's tomb may have been located in the deceased man's birthplace, a Greek town called Stagira.

The announcement was made at a conference in Greece on Thursday which was convened to commemorate the 2,400th year of Aristotle's birth.

Sismanidis admitted that he has "no proof but just strong indications."

His circumstantial evidence includes finding references to the site in texts and uncovering the adjoining road.

The timing of its construction and its prestigious positioning are also considered to be positive indications.

Aristotle, who was born in 384 B.C. and died in 322 B.C., is renowned for studying under Plato and for his influence on Western philosophy, notes CBS News.

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