The Tombs north of The Royal Tombs

The Tombs on this page are located along the side of Jebel el-Kubtha, and are found north of the Royal Tombs.


The Sextius Florenthinus Tomb, built for the Roman Governor of the Province of Arabia between 126 and 130 AD, with a Latin inscription carved on the lower architrave of the facade.

The Sextius Florenthinus Tomb, built for the Roman Governor of the Province of Arabia between 126 and 130 AD, with a Latin inscription carved on the lower architrave of the facade.


The Sextius Florenthinus Tomb: This tomb is dedicated to him by his son. The arch on the top is topped by an eagle and is decorated with a gorgon's head surrounded by vines.

The Sextius Florenthinus Tomb: This tomb is dedicated to him by his son. The arch on the top is topped by an eagle and is decorated with a gorgon's head surrounded by vines.






As you progress north you come to the opening of the small siq. If you enter this, it s a fascinating scramble to take, but should not be taken by the faint of heart, or during the rainy season.

As you progress north you come to the opening of the small siq. If you enter this, it s a fascinating scramble to take, but should not be taken by the faint of heart, or during the rainy season.


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