Archaeology Museum (Arkeoloji Müzesi), Istanbul

The Archaeology Museum of the 2010 European Capital of Culture is one of the most fascinating museums in the world and definitely worth a visit if you happen to be in Istanbul. One of the unique historical objects in this museum is the Alexander Sarcophagus. For years it has been thought that one of the sarcophagi showcased in this museum held the remains of Alexander the Great, the impressive leader who marched from Macedon conquering every land he and his army came across until he invaded India. The so called Alexander Sarcophagus is a late 4th century B.C. stone sarcophagus  decorated with...
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