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Alexander's Tomb

Alexander's Tomb

The Two-Thousand Year Obsession to Find the Lost Conquerer

Alexander the Great is a towering figure in world history, but despite our long-held fascination with him, his burial site is unknown. The search for Alexander’s tomb began soon after his untimely death in 323 B.C. and continues even today. The epic pursuit of the tomb spans continents and centuries, and involves some of history’s most iconic figures. This is the story not of a brief and spectacular life, but of a momentous and unexplained death, multiple burials, and the seemingly never-ending quest for a man-god’s final resting place. Bringing together thousands of years of speculation, as well as new questions about the ramifications of actually solving the puzzle, Alexander’s Tomb is a fascinating look at one of archaeology’s greatest mysteries.
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Genre: Nonfiction / History / World

On Sale: July 30th 2007

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 320

ISBN-13: 9780465006212

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