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date: 27 October 2021

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This article begins with an overview of the history of excavations and exploration at Tuna el-Gebel. It then discusses the site of Tuna el-Gebel; the necropolis of Tuna el-Gebel before Roman rule; the development of the urban structure in the early Roman period; the tombs of the second and third centuries ce; the development of the decoration from Ptolemaic to Roman times; and burial ceremonies and visitors at the tomb.

Keywords: excavations, necropolis, Roman rule, urban structure, tombs, decoration, burial ceremonies

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