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The Site of the Original Library of Alexandria is Located

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An artist's rendition of the Library of Alexandria

On May 12, 2004 archaeologists announced finding what they believed to be the remains of the building site of the ancient Library of Alexandria.

The 13 lecture halls at the building site could have housed as many as 5000 students, raising the possibility that the Library of Alexandria might have been the world's first university.

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