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Tomb of Alexander found?
« on: Friday, 13 July, 2018 @ 09:14:37 »
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Mystery over contents of six foot tall ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in Alexandria
The granite tomb, the biggest ever found in the city, has lain unopened for more than 2,000 years, and some are wondering whether it might even contain the body of Alexander the Great

Made of black granite, the largest ancient Egyptian sarcophagus ever discovered in Alexandria has lain unopened for more than 2,000 years – and no-one knows quite who, or what, lies inside.

The discovery of the black sarcophagus beneath a modern Alexandria street is causing speculation in Egypt and beyond – with some even suggesting it might be the long lost tomb of Alexander the Great.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/alexander-the-great-alexandria-ancient-egyptian-sarcophagus-mystery-tomb-found-where-buried-a8443791.html

Like the 'tomb of Odysseas' at Tzanata, it's probably a later noble.

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Re: Tomb of Alexander found?
« Reply #1 on: Friday, 20 July, 2018 @ 02:38:45 »
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Mysterious, black sarcophagus found in Egypt is finally opened
Dark marble box was speculated to be Alexander The Great's tomb or the container of a nameless curse – but was filled with skeletons and sewage water
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/black-sarcophagus-egypt-what-is-inside-curse-alexandria-a8455156.html#