THAT ANCIENT ENIGMA

I’ve very often wondered the same myself…

The Mystery of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

Posted: 09/16/2014 6:39 pm EDT Updated: 09/16/2014 6:59 pm EDT

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The recent discovery of a unique burial monument in Amphipolis of Macedonia in Greece, has made everyone thinking that maybe this is the long lost tomb of Alexander the Great. The disclosure of the remains of the great conqueror and demigod to many, Alexander, is nothing less than a dream-discovery to the archaeologists and historians around the world.

After conquering all the known world of his time, Alexander the Great died in Babylon on the 10th of June 323 BC. The legend says that the ambitious young king wept when he realised there were no more lands to conquer.

Although Alexander himself had expressed his desire to be buried at the temple of Zeus Ammon at Siwa Oasis, his body was transferred by Ptolemy in Alexandria. Later, his body will disappear so that no man could ever find it…

About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on September 22, 2014, in Archaeology, Article, Battle/War, Discovery, Exploration, History, Information, Links, Media, Mystery, Myth, Non-Fiction, Real World, Science, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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