A round staircase

A round staircase

which become frequently used to move deceased our bodies down the center of it, leads down into the tombs that had been tunneled into the bedrock in the course of the age of the Antonine emperors A round staircase


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A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
This is the ladder used by the visitor of that historical monument, and through it he descends ninety-nine steps to the bottom to view the contents of the great and rare cemetery.


A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Through this picture, you will see the hall that revolves around the stairs from the top, and believe me, watching nature is much better, and you will feel for yourself that you have moved thousands of years back in centuries BC, and you will see openings in the wall, such as windows. The air must pass through it, forming currents that bring oxygen to all this depth underground.


Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
We kept going down the stairs, and the fear was still increasing and the breath was coming out of us with the utmost difficulty to feel the greatness of the place.


Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa


Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa


A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Closer picture of windows.


A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa


Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa


A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa


A round staircase-Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa



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City: Alexandria
Region: Karmooz
Place:Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Date: 3/5/2022
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