Very little remains of the great Temple of Serapis, the most important sacred site in ancient Alexandria. It was infamously destroyed by Bishop Theophilus in 391 AD.

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Go Historic ID
318771
Names
Serapeum
Sarapeion
Temple of Serapis
Dates
c.300 BCE - 391

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Serapeum - Alexandria, Egypt