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Alexander_and_Hephaestion Alexander, left, and Hephaestion, right. The Getty Villa Museum. Busts of Alexander the Great and Hephaestion, at the Getty Villa Museum in Malibu, California.
Hephaestion- Close friend and general in Alexander's army (Dies in Ecbatana, orders him to be mummified and funeral held and overseed by Alexander in Babylon)
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Alexander the Great and Hephaestion, ca. 320 B.C.E., model by Lysippus, J. Paul Getty Villa, Malibu, CA
Hephaestion, son of Amyntor, was a Macedonian nobleman and a general in the army of Alexander the Great. He was "... by far the dearest of all the king's friends; he had been brought up with Alexander and shared all his secrets." This friendship lasted throughout their lives, and was compared, by others as well as themselves, to that of Achilles and Patroclus.
Busts of Alexander the Great and Hephaestion, at the Getty Villa Museum in Malibu, California.
Alexander and Hephaestion - Hephaestion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marble busts of Alexander the Great (left) and Hephaestion, (right)
Alexander the Great - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia