Alexander Sarcophagus

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James Carnehan
published on 12 August 2014

This is a side panel of the Alexander Sarcophagus, a stone sarcophagus adorned with bas-relief carvings of Alexander the Great from the 4th century BCE. Discovered in Sidon, Lebanon and residing in the Istanbul Archaeology Museum today.

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Carnehan, J. (2014, August 12). Alexander Sarcophagus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Carnehan, James. "Alexander Sarcophagus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 12, 2014.

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Carnehan, James. "Alexander Sarcophagus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Aug 2014. Web. 27 Mar 2023.