"Necropolis" Shahhat Things to Do Tip by grets
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There are 2010 tombs in the Necropolis situated on a hillside overlooking the city.
The necropolis dates back to the 6th century BC when it was used by the Greeks, and the Romans and Byzantine continued using the tombs right up until the 6th century AD.
Some of the tombs have later being utilised by hermits as accommodation.
During the heydays of Cyrene in 10 BC, 100,000 people lived in the city.
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