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Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769–1822
The tomb of Alexander; a dissertation on the sarcophagus brought from Alexandria and now in the British museum, by Edward Daniel Clarke ...
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.
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NB1810 C6
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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.
Tombs -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
British Museum. Dept. of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities.

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