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Alexander the Great (Facial Reconstruction)


Arienne King
published on 22 February 2021
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A photorealistic representation of Alexander the Great (r. 336-323 BCE) as he may have appeared in life. This reconstruction is based on archaeological evidence including busts, coin portraits and statuary, as well as descriptions of Alexander in historical accounts. This reconstruction was made using Artbreeder, an AI neural network.

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About the Author

Arienne King
Arienne King is a student and freelance writer with a passion for history, archaeology, and digital media. She runs the blog Birdcage of the Muses and is the Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia.

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King, A. (2021, February 22). Alexander the Great (Facial Reconstruction). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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King, Arienne. "Alexander the Great (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2021.

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King, Arienne. "Alexander the Great (Facial Reconstruction)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Feb 2021. Web. 02 Mar 2021.

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