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29 April

Has Alexander’s Shield Been Found?


Archeologists say an ancient Greek tomb thought to belong to Alexander the Great’s father is actually that of Alexander’s half brother. Recent studies show that the artifacts found in the tomb are a generation more recent than previously thought, said Eugene N. Borza, professor emeritus of ancient history at Pennsylvania State University. Archeologists say the iron helmet, ceremonial shield and silver crown belonged to Alexander the Great himself but were then claimed by his half brother after his death. via World History Blog.

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