Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria

So impressive was ancient Egypt’s building efforts over the pharaonic period that it commanded two wonders of the ancient world. One, theĀ  Great Pyramid of Giza, was built near the beginning of Egyptian history, while the second, Seventh Wonder was…

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Roman Theatre

Thirty years of excavation work underneath a Muslim cemetery brought to light this well-preserved Roman Theatre in Alexandria. It encompasses galleries, patches of mosaic flooring and marble seats for up to 800 spectators. Inscriptions and other findings suggest that the…

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