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Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great

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Title
Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Tombs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1785
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Source identifier: 12704 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 26 x 19 cm
Image cropped at lower left corner. Stain on image.
"29e.Cer." "2e. Part. Pl. 84."--lettered at top border.
Description
Hephaestion, a friend and possible lover of Alexander the Great, took ill and died at Ecbatana (Hamadan, Iran).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03c8bc10-c5c0-012f-6b39-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1785). Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f38-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Tomb erected at Ecbatana for a favorite of Alexander the Great