1. KorbenDallas

    323 BC: Alexander the Great's Funeral Carriage

    To emphasize this amazing technological difference between 1840 AD and 323 BC (2,163 years), I wanted to follow up the Napoleons Funeral Carriage of 1840 with the one of the Alexander the Great dated with 323 BC. Obviously no 323 BC depictions, if any were ever produced, survived. Therefore...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1840: Napoleon's Funeral Carriage

    Napoleon died (on the island of Saint Helena off the coast of Africa ) in 1821, most likely (lol, sure) of stomach cancer, and in 1840 his body was returned to Paris, where it was interred in the Hotel des Invalides. With regard to the below article, who, or what do you think was being...