Hop down out of the alcove and run to the left, toward the statue and open trapdoor.
If you hold Action, you can just run off the edge...
...and Lara will grab the short ladder inside the opening. Wait for the beetles to scurry down through the opening onto the block below. If you then pull up...
...and walk away from the opening, the beetles will swarm down to the floor of the lower room.
You can then drop onto the block below the ladder without being bitten.
Turn around and run off the edge of the block.
Run/jump to the far end of the room, turn right, and run into the angled block.
Hold Action and press Jump to grab the edge of the angled block.
Pull up and press Jump again to backflip onto the ledge above.
Take the WINDING KEY from the pedestal. Then press the square tile.
This opens the exit in the STATUE ROOM above.
Run off the ledge and run/jump back to the block with the ladder. Climb up.
jump to grab the ladder inside the trapdoor, and climb back to the STATUE ROOM.
Exit the way you came and go back downstairs to the ROOM WITH THREE STAIRCASES AND SMALL POOL.
A skeleton rises from the floor as you re-enter the room. Blast it into the pool with the shotgun or dispose of it with explosives.
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