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Have archaeologists discovered the grave of Alexander the Great? Experts find enormous marble tomb fit for a king in Greece

Have archaeologists discovered the grave of Alexander the Great? Experts find enormous marble tomb fit for a king under a massive mound in Greece Archaeologists have uncovered what could be the grave of Alexander the Great at a site near ancient Amphipolis, 370 miles north of Athens Site archaeologist Aikaterini Peristeri has voiced hopes of finding 'a significant individual or individuals' within

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13 Basic Facts About Alexander the Great

13 Basic Facts About Alexander the Great: Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great. 1785. Hephaestion was actually cremated and his ashes buried elsewhere, in Babylon. He died October 324.

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A diadem from 4th century BC discovered in one of the Macedonian royal tombs in Vergina, owned by one of the wives of Philip of Maedon, father of Alexander the Great.

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Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great - tiny ivory portrait found in his tomb, in Vergina, northern Greece Philip II of Macedon Father of Alexander the Great. Lived from 382-336 BC. He was the king of the Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC.

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Tomb of Philip II, father of ALEXANDER THE GREAT , Vergina museum - Macedonia -Greece GOLDEN WREATH Αποτελέσματα Eικόνων για http://vatopaidi.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/vergina.jpg

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The Tomb of Bibi Jawindi is one of the five monuments in Uch Sharif, Pakistan which are on the tentative list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It was built in 1493 by Iranian Prince Dilshad for Bibi Jawindi who was the great granddaughter of Jahaniyan Jahangasht, a famous Sufi saint. Uch is an important historical city, having been founded by Alexander the Great.

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Hellenistic Gold Oak Wreath, c. 4th-3rd Century BC. A Greek Hellenistic diadem wreath comprising numerous projecting sprays of sheet-gold oak leaves in two sizes with serrated edges and veins. The most famous of such wreaths is the example from Vergina in the tomb of Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great. The oak leaves may symbolize the power of Zeus, who was often represented by the oak tree. This is a finely detailed example of the type executed with great skill.

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