Catacombs of Kom el-Shugafa

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This vast hypogeum with a capacity for up to 300 tombs dates from the beginning of our era and stands on three underground levels dug out of the rock as deep as 35m. The finest, or Main Tomb (2C), is reached by a spiral staircase and boasts exceptional sculpted decorative work allying Egyptian (pantheon of gods) and Greco-Roman influences.

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