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The "Alexander Sarcophagus" from the Phoenician royal necropolis at Sidon, was made for Abdalonymos, King of Sidon. Battle of Issos (also known as Battle of Issus), 5 November 333 BCE. detail right:a Persian officer falling from his horse;Perdiccas,Viceroy of Egypt. Late 4th BCE; Marble, 195x318x167 cm Inv.370 T
A painter drawing a group of girls. From "Romance of the Rose", one of the most popular medieval texts. It tells the story of a lover's dream during which he undergoes various trials to find his ideal love. The first 400 lines were written by Guillaume de Loris between 1225 and 1230. 40 years after Loris' death the novel was completed by Jean de Meun. ID:Harley 4425,fol.142
This stele comes from the Tophet in Carthage (today Tunisia) Such grave markers were set up over burial urns for small children and animals which had been sacrificed to the goddess Tanit and her consort Baal Hammon.Canaanite symbolism: sun,crescent moon and triangle; the goddess below. ANE 125117