alexander sarcophagus


Relief carvings from the Alexander Sarcophagus, depicting Alexander’s triumph at Issus, Sidon, circa 330 BCE. This sarcophagus was not made for Alexander the Great himself but was likely commissioned by a local satrap looking to associate himself favorably with his region’s new ruler. Archaeologists suspect it was created by a Rhodian workshop based in Anatolia.


Alexander Sarcophagus by Caner Cangül