|Istanbul Archaeological Museums - Istanbul / Turkey|
But the Alexander Sarcophagus isn’t the only thing worth seeing in the museum. Be sure to get a close look at the 2500- year-old mummy of King Tabnit of Sidon. After all this time, he’s missing a few teeth, but he’s still got a nice tuft of hair.
With a few exceptions, all of the items on the ground floor are openly displayed and allow viewers to get extremely close. There’s a noteworthy collection of tombstones carefully inscribed with fines or curses to discourage grave robbers.