TIL that the body of Alexander the Great has been lost over time. It was well-known to be in Alexandria, Egypt for centuries, and was even worshipped for a while, but its exact location has apparently been forgotten.

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“A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.”


It’s wild to me how humanity forgets stuff like this. He’s a pretty important figure in human history. You’d think it would be a little harder to lose track of something like that 🤷‍♂️


the coastline of Alexandria has changed, his tomb is in the water now.


There is a theory that his body was mistaken for Saint Mark’s and taken to Venice.


Have they checked behind the sofa?