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Alexander Sarcophagus lion hunt

Alexander Sarcophagus lion hunt

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The other long side shows a lion hunt, with men in Greek tunics and Persian attire. Actually in the right corner a stag hunt is depicted too. The rider to the left is identified as king Abdalonymos, he wears Persian clothes in accordance with the custom of the time. Behind him Alexander. The Greek rider on the left is identified as Alexanders friend Hephaestion.


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