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Temple of Alexander the Great

Temple of Alexander the Great Review

Surrounding this desolate ruin made of sandstone are more ruins of mud-brick storerooms and living quarters. The sanctuary contains the eroded reliefs of Alexander the Great depicted in pharaonic garb. His face and cartouche have, unfortunately, been obliterated by the elements.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5 km (3 mi) southwest of Bawiti, Bawiti
  • Phone: No phone
  • Cost: £E45, combination ticket for all local archaeological sites
  • Hours: Daily 8–5
  • Location: Bawiti

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