Alexandria Sightseeing – Egitalloyd Travel Egypt Alexandria SightSeeing
Dear Hisham, Noreen and I were looking at some of our slides and pictures of our trip to Egypt, and I got to think what a wonderful time we had. Much of that wonderful trip is due to you. I don’t think that our trip would have been anywhere near as terrific if it hadn’t been for you. You were always there and made everything run smoothly—and you did this with a smile, friendliness, and the utmost courtesy. Thank you especially for the side trip to the Sadat monument. I was deeply touched by being there, and I could tell that you were deeply affected, too. We plan on returning to Egypt, for there is much more to see and do. You can be sure that we will use your services when we do. All my best,

Frank Davis
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Chatby Tombs
The tomb dates from the third century BC and was patterned after an old Greek house with an entrance, a front room, and a back room. It is very similar to the ones found in the Anfushi district, and is considered the oldest tombs in Alexandria. The necropolis of the Tombs of Al-Chatby (sometimes written Shatbi or Chatbi) is l...
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The tomb dates from the third century BC and was patterned after an old Greek house with an entrance, a front room, and a back room. It is very similar to the ones found in the Anfushi district, and is considered the oldest tombs in Alexandria. The necropolis of the Tombs of Al-Chatby (sometimes written Shatbi or Chatbi) is located in Chatby Station, before St. Mark College in the city of Alexandria. Tombs at this site date back to the 3rd century,circa 360 BC.
The necropolis was accidentally discovered in 1893. These charming tombs offer the oldest example of Alexandrian-style burials cut into rock.Patterned after the architectural style of old Greek houses, the tombs resemble a small open museum with sarcophagi and statues from the ancient Egyptians through the Roman Period surrounding the sunken tomb area. They bear great resemblance with those found in the Anfushi District.
The plan of the main tomb in the necropolis reveals a doorway leading into a hall then into another hall then into an open yard. To the east of the yard, there is a doorway leading to the burial chamber. Every tomb has a doorway, which leads to a corridor and two chambers. Inside one of the tombs, a number of vessels, containing human ashes,were found. As for the decorative architecture, the main tomb was ornamented with half pillars, amid which were false doors. 
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