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Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great.

Image ID: 1624194

Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great. (1785)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great.

Published Date

: 1785

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 19 cm.

Notes

: Hephaestion, a friend and possible lover of Alexander the Great, took ill and died at Ecbatana (Hamadan, Iran). Note 2.) Image cropped at lower left corner. Foxing on image.

Original Source

: From Costume des anciens peuples, à l'usage des artistes. (Paris : Alexandre Jombert, 1784-1785) Dandré-Bardon, Michel-François (1700-1783), Author. Cochin, Charles Nicolas (1715-1790), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Tombs -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures); 7 postcards

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624194

Record ID

: 1762569

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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