Vernicious Knids

Random musings and snapshots about life, love, travel and everything in between...

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Alexander Sarcophagus...

Thought to have been carved for King Abdalonymos of Sidon, the Alexander Sarcophagus is located in room 3 of the Archaeological Museum.

Alexander himself:

There are still remnants of the original paintwork visible:

Persians battling the Greeks:

A faithful rendering of how the sarcophagus would have looked:

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