About Pompey’s Pillar
Pompey’s Pillar is a solitary granite column in Alexandria, Egypt and one of the few Roman remains to have survived in the city.
Whilst called “Pompey’s Pillar”, this 25 metre tall structure was actually dedicated to the Emperor Diocletian, who ruled Rome from from 284 to 305 AD. Completed towards the end of the third century AD, it was one of the largest of its type to be built anywhere in the Empire.
The Ancient Roman amphitheatre in Alexandria is the only one of its kind found in Egypt.
The Catacombs of Kom ash-Shuqqafa are underground Ancient Roman tombs in Alexandria, Egypt.
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