Gebel Al-Mouta (Siwa)
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These rock-cut tombs were used as shelters during World War II and suffered damage at the hands of the soldiers. The tomb of Si-Amen, however, has survived with portraits of him as a young man and at the end of his life. Though there is is no indication that Si-Amen is Greek, the stylistic elements and the pottery within the tomb indicate a Hellenistic date. Other tombs worth seeing are the tomb of the Crocodile and the unfinished tomb of Mesu-Isis.

Daily, 9 AM - 5 PM

Egyptian: 2 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
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Siwa, 1 km away from the village.

The elite necropolis at Gebel al-Mouta (Juie Patenaude)