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Roman Amphitheatre Egypt Pictures And Premium High Res Footage. Roman Amphitheater Alexandria is the only one of its type in Egypt . The word “Kom El Dekka” in Arabic, means the hill of rubble or the hill of the benches.
Roman Amphitheater Alexandria
As for groups of no much less than fifteen individuals, you may be offered higher discount charges in your go to to Egypt. Dating back from the 2nd century A.D, this Roman theatre had a large auditorium, which measures 42m in diameter. The outer face of the theatre’s constructing was probably adorned with columns positioned in several storeys. This type of theatres was usually designed within the shape of the letter “C” to permit all of the spectators, sitting throughout the audience part, to look at the performances from any angle. The metropolis also homes within the Kom Ad Dikah space, next to the theater, a quantity of historic Egyptian monuments, most of which date again to the New Kingdom.


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Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


Ancient Roman Theatre-Alexandria


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This site was discovered in 1967 when foundations have been being laid for an house building on a site known unceremoniously as Kom Al Dikka – ‘Mound of Rubble’. In the same complicated is the Villa of the Birds, a wealthy urban dwelling dating to the time of Hadrian (AD 117–138). Despite being redecorated a minimum of 4 occasions in antiquity earlier than being destroyed by hearth in the third century AD, its ground mosaic of pigeons, peacocks, quails, parrots and water hens stays astonishingly nicely preserved. Additional mosaics function a panther and a stylised flower design known as a rosette. Today the Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria is open for guests to discover. The authentic marble seating could additionally be considered, which might seat around 700 folks, alongside the extra simple galleries for plebs and 13 auditoria that will have been part of the ancient university.


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City: Alexandria
Region: Kom El Dikka
Place: Ancient Roman Theatre
Date: 23/4/2022
Location: see on map


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