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Polyxena Sarcophagus, Canakkale Archaeological Museum

Ken Grubb
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from the 6th Century BC, apparently depicts the sacrifice of Polyxena, the daughter of Priam, by Neuptolemus in front of the tomb of his father Achilles. Found during a rescue excavation to save what they could before a dam was built and a valley in Gumuscay District was flooded.


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