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Creator:
Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822.
Title(s):

The tomb of Alexander; a dissertation on the sarcophagus brought from Alexandria and now in the British museum, by Edward Daniel Clarke ...

Published/Created:
Cambridge, Printed by R. Watts at the University press for J. Mawman, 1805.
Physical Description:
5 p.., [5]-105 p., 1 leaf., 107-161, [2] p. front. (port.) ill. 2 plates, 2 plans. 29 x 23.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NB1810 C6
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Plates by Anker Smith, and T. Medland; after Henry Howard, Denon, and W. Alexander.
BAC : The sarcophagus was actually that of King Nectanebo I (B.C. 378-360) according to the Museum's A guide to the exhibition rooms, 1877.
Appendix: Extract from a manuscript life of Alexander, found by the author at Vienna (p. 107-115); 2. Remarks on the Alexandrian sarcophagus, by the Rev. S. Henley (p. 119-144); 3. Natural history of the substances used by the antients in the antiquities sent from Egypt by Lord Hutchinson, and particularly in the Alexandrian sarcophagus, by Professor Hailstone (p. 145-150); 4. Account of the city of Tithorea (p. 151-160)
Subject Terms:
Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C.
Sarcophagi.
Tombs -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Contributors:
British Museum. Dept. of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities.
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