Stone Coffin, Smyrna

Server Costs Fundraiser 2021

Please help us pay for the servers and web services required to operate our non-profit organization's website. Any donation helps, no matter how small: If every visitor were to give only $1 we would be fully funded within a day.

Donate Now

Illustration

Ronnie Jones III
by
published on 08 March 2016
Send to Google Classroom:

This coffin was part of a larger necropolis in "Old Smyrna" (established in the 11th century BCE) and is believed to be from the 7th or 6th century BCE. The necropolis contained the remains of nobles who died after the attack of Alyattes but before the Persian invasion.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Ronnie Jones III
In university Ronnie concentrated his studies on the Greco-Roman world while writing his senior thesis on the Reformation. He has studied Koine Greek and Hebrew at the masters level, and is currently studying Turkish.

Cite This Work

APA Style

III, R. J. (2016, March 08). Stone Coffin, Smyrna. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4611/stone-coffin-smyrna/

Chicago Style

III, Ronnie Jones. "Stone Coffin, Smyrna." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 08, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4611/stone-coffin-smyrna/.

MLA Style

III, Ronnie Jones. "Stone Coffin, Smyrna." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Mar 2016. Web. 23 Jul 2021.