P020 EXPLORING ANCIENT TOPOGRAPHY BY SEISMIC TOMOGRAPHY – THE CASE OF THE CHATBY CEMETERIES IN ALEXANDRIA (EGYPT) L.POLYMENAKOS S.PAPAMARINOPOULOS Abstract 1 The paper discusses the application of seismic traveltime tomography as employed to the exploration of ancient topography and the search to ancient tombs within a modern urban framework. The application was made in the cemeteries of the Chatby area in central Alexandria Egypt. Knowledge of ancient topography is of great importance in the understanding of subsurface structure related to past human processes and can be a valuable aid in archaeological and engineering surveys and site investigation. The cemeteries at


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