Stone Coffin, Smyrna

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Ronnie Jones III
published on 08 March 2016
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This coffin was part of a larger necropolis in "Old Smyrna" (established in the 11th century BCE) and is believed to be from the 7th or 6th century BCE. The necropolis contained the remains of nobles who died after the attack of Alyattes but before the Persian invasion.

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Ronnie Jones III
In university Ronnie concentrated his studies on the Greco-Roman world while writing his senior thesis on the Reformation. He has studied Koine Greek and Hebrew at the masters level, and is currently studying Turkish.

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III, Ronnie J. "Stone Coffin, Smyrna." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 08 Mar 2016. Web. 30 Nov 2020.

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