Serapeum Alexandria, Egypt

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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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318771
Names
Serapeum
Sarapeion
Temple of Serapis
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Coordinates
31.182544° N, 29.896921° E

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Serapeum (Alexandria, Egypt)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015