Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Nearly mint state tetradrachm of Alexander III the Great, minted in Pella, Macedon c. 323-315 BC This coin shows the head of Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin headress. On the reverse AΛEΞANΔPOY...
Alexander the Great mosaic - remastered by EthicallyChallenged on DeviantArt
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June 10th, 323 BC - Alexander the Great, Macedonian king, died from either fever or excessive wine at 32, (or the 11th June). On either 10 or 11 June 323 BC, Alexander died in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II, in Babylon. Details of the death differ slightly.
The Makeup Museum
The original Makeup Museum, established 2008 - where cosmetics and art intersect. Exhibits, preserves, and researches makeup design, beauty culture and history from all eras.
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Two wonderful artifacts, adjacent to each other which are on display at the Istanbul Archaeology Museums of the young Greek king of Macedonia, Alexander the Great. (Photo: Embassy of the Republic of Turkey) #AncientGreece #Macedonia #MilitaryHistory #Warfare #Museums
The Gold Alexander Medallions of Abukir
In 1902, rumors started to circulate in Egypt about a hoard of Roman gold that had been uncovered by peasants. Later that year some Syrian antiquities dealers arrived in Paris, accompanied by an "Oriental woman" not named in any source I can find. They offered an impressive collection for sale: more than 600 Roman aurei (gold coins), 18 gold bars and 20 gold medallions, which they said came from the Delta town of Abukir. Based on the dates of the coins, the hoard was buried in the second…