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The Memorial of Diocletian (Pompey's Pillar), Alexandria, Egypt.

The Memorial of Diocletian (Pompey's Pillar), Alexandria, Egypt.

Pompey's Pillar is a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria, Egypt, the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople, located at the Serapeum of Alexandria. The only known free-standing column in Roman Egypt which was not composed of drums, it is one of the largest ancient monoliths and one of the largest monolithic columns ever erected.

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Photo taken @ الاسكندرية on 16 October 2018 (© ER's Eyes - Our planet is beautiful. / Flickr)

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