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Alexander Sarcophagus lion hunt detail

Alexander Sarcophagus lion hunt detail

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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.


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