By 331 B.C Alexander the Macedonian had already full control of Egypt. He  conquered it in October 332 BC and crowned as a pharaoh at Memphis in November. He stayed in Egypt not more than seven months. In order to legitimate his rule and to win the allegiance (loyalty) of the Egyptian priests, he planned […]

The Cemetery of Kom El-Shoqafa This cemetery is also known as “the Catacomb”. It is located in Kom El-Shoqafa area at Karmous district, to the west of Alexandria. It dates back to the 1st or 2nd Centuries A.D. It was discovered in 1900 by chance when the legs of a donkey fell in the mouth […]

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