Each site, Siwah, Aegae, and Alexandria, represents a particular facet of Alexander—the god, the king, the symbol—and it is clear who would have benefited from putting forth and standing behind each side of the man. The meanings associated with the three potential burial sites and the intentions of each site’s main supporters offer a complex and telling view into Alexander and the post-Alexander world.
"The Remains of Alexander the Great: The God, The King, The Symbol,"
Constructing the Past: Vol. 10:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/constructing/vol10/iss1/8