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Turkey, Istanbul - Alexander III in Lion Skin Head Dress - a frontal view - from the Alexander Sarcophagus in the Istanbul Museum
We are accustomed to seeing the lion skin head dress in profile on coinage. Rarely are we afforded a more frontal view. I took this photo of Alexander the Great portrayed on the Alexander Sarcophagus in the Istanbul Museum. The head dress in nicely portrayed in three dimensions
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Album name:Lloyd T / Ancient Sites Photo Gallery
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Keywords:Alexander III in Lion Skin Head Dress - a frontal view
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Date added:May 26, 2011
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*Alex  [Nov 28, 2012 at 04:10 PM]
Very informative, great photo.
n.igma  [Jan 31, 2014 at 09:25 AM]
Better than any Alexander coin!