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  South West Necropolis
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  • South West Necropolis - Palmyra
      South West Necropolis
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  • South-West Necropolis - Palmyra
  • The Great Syrian Desert - Palmyra
      The Great Syrian Desert
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The tower tombs in the South-West Necropolis are much less impressive and preserved than those in the West Necropolis, or Valley of the Tombs. However, one important tomb located here is the hypogeum of the three brothers (described in a separate tip). If you look south from this necropolis, you will see the edge of the oasis as well as the flat Syrian Desert stretching as far as the eye can see. Quite the sight!

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  • Updated Oct 28, 2007
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