Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Archaeology Update

'Alexander the Sexy' Seen in New Portrait: Discovery News: "An unprecedented miniature portrait of a young, resolute, sexy Alexander the Great has emerged during excavations in Israel, archaeologist announced this week.

Engraved on a brilliantly red gemstone, the finely carved tiny head portrait is estimated to be 2,300 old, possibly dating to after the Macedonian king's death in 323 B.C."

Photo at the link.

1 comment:

Richard Robinson said...

"Sexy" is in the eye of the beholder. These folks are probably looking at the jewel, not the man when they so declare this portrait.