The Catacombs Alexandria

The cemetery of Kom elshoqafa is also known as The Catacombs in Alexandria,
it’s located in Kom elshoqafa area, to the west of Alexandria.

It dates back to the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D,
It was discovered in 1900 by chance when the legs of donkey fell in the mouth of the shaft of this tomb.

The Catacombs in Alexandria were completely cut underground consists of three floors.

This tomb is famous for its scenes which show mixed iconography between Egyptian and Greco roman arts.

In this area also there are a lot of Greco roman tombs, sarcophagus and statues.

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