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Alexandria



Alexandria
Introduction

1. Fishing boats

2. The undulating corniche

3. Catacombs

4. Roman Amphitheatre

5. Villa of Birds

6. Pompey's Pillar and Serapeum

7. Fort Qaitbey

8. Library of Alexandria

9. Construction of the Library

10. Graeco-Roman Museum

11. Sunken city

12. Montazah Palace Gardens

13. Coptic Cathedral

14. The mosques

15. Synagogue

16. A touch of the old world

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ALEXANDRIA
Villa of Birds


Villa of Birds, Alexandria, Egypt

The Villa of Birds, right north of the Roman Amphitheatre is among the most recent discoveries in Alexandria. It has gotten its name from its stunning mosaic floors, depicting 9 different species of birds. There is also the image of a panther.
Villa of Birds, Alexandria, Egypt



By Tore Kjeilen