Archaeological sites in Egypt

2017-07-28T21:00:25+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Gebel el-Silsila, Sais, Egypt, Esna, Tahpanhes, Heliopolis (ancient Egypt), Qasr Ibrim, Nekhen, Temple of Debod, Thinis, Abu Mena, Elephantine, Hermonthis, Theban Necropolis, Maadi, Helwan (cemetery), Riqqeh, Speos Artemidos, Letopolis, Tura, Egypt, Hu, Egypt, Saint Catherine, Egypt, Zawyet el-Maiyitin, Gabal El Haridi, Sadd el-Kafara, Naqada, Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Meidum, Tennis, Egypt, Mendes, El Hiba, Qasr el Banat, Al-Azhar Park, Lisht, El Matareya, Cairo, Ain Sokhna, Akoris, Egypt flashcards Archaeological sites in Egypt
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  • Gebel el-Silsila
    Gebel el-Silsila or Gebel Silsileh (Arabic: جبل السلسلة - Jabal al-Silsila or Ǧabal as-Silsila - "Chain of Mountains" or "Series of Mountains"; Egyptian: ẖny, Khenyt, Kheny or Khenu - "The Place of Rowing"; German: Dschabal as-Silsila - "Ruderort", or "Ort des Ruderns" - "Place of Rowing"; Italian: Gebel Silsila - "Monte della Catena" - "Upstream Mountain Chain") is 65 km north of Aswan in Upper Egypt, where the cliffs on both sides close to the narrowest point along the length of the entire Nile.
  • Sais, Egypt
    Sais (Ancient Greek: Σάϊς) or Sa el-Hagar was an ancient Egyptian town in the Western Nile Delta on the Canopic branch of the Nile.
  • Esna
    Esna (Egyptian Arabic: إسنا‎‎ IPA: [ˈʔesnæ]), known to the ancient Egyptians as Egyptian: Iunyt or Ta-senet; Greek: Λατόπολις (Latopolis or Letopolis) or πόλις Λάτων (Polis Laton) or Λάττων (Latton); Latin: Lato, is a city in Egypt.
  • Tahpanhes
    Tahpanhes (also transliterated Tahapanes or Tehaphnehes; known by the Ancient Greeks as the (Pelusian) Daphnae (Ancient Greek: Δάφναι αἱ Πηλούσιαι), now Tell Defenneh) was a city in Ancient Egypt.
  • Heliopolis (ancient Egypt)
    Heliopolis (/ˌhiːliˈɒpəlɪs/; Greek: Ἡλιούπολις, Hēlioúpolis, "City of the Sun" or "City of Helios"; Egyptian: ỉwnw) was one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, the capital of the 13th or Heliopolite Nome of Lower Egypt.
  • Qasr Ibrim
    Qasr Ibrim (Arabic: قصر ابريم‎‎) is an archaeological site in Lower Nubia, located in the modern country of Egypt.
  • Nekhen
    ("Hieraconpolis" redirects here. For the ancient fortress in Egypt, see Hieracon.) Nekhen /ˈnɛkən/ or Hierakonpolis (/ˌhaɪərəˈkɒnpəlᵻs/; Ancient Greek: Ἱεράκων πόλις Hierakōn polis "Hawk City", Egyptian Arabic: الكوم الأحمر‎‎ el-Kōm el-Aḥmar "the Red Mound") was the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of prehistoric Egypt (c. 3200–3100 BC) and probably also during the Early Dynastic Period (c. 3100–2686 BC).
  • Temple of Debod
    The Temple of Debod (Spanish: Templo de Debod) is an ancient Egyptian temple which was dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid, Spain.
  • Thinis
    Thinis or This (Egyptian: Tjenu) was the capital city of the first dynasties of ancient Egypt.
  • Abu Mena
    Abu Mena (also spelled Abu Mina; Egyptian Arabic: ابو مينا‎‎ pronounced [æbuˈmiːnæ, æbo-]) was a town, monastery complex and Christian pilgrimage center in Late Antique Egypt, about 45 km (28 mi) southwest of Alexandria.
  • Elephantine
    Elephantine (/ˌɛlᵻfænˈtaɪniː/ EL-ə-fan-TY-nee or /ɛlᵻfænˈtiːniː/ EL-ə-fan-TEE-nee; Arabic: جزيرة الفنتين‎‎; Greek: Ελεφαντίνη; Kenzi Nubian: [ɛlefänˈtiːn]) is an island in the Nile in northern Nubia.
  • Hermonthis
    The modern town of Armant (ancient Egyptian Iuny; Coptic: ⲉⲣⲙⲉⲛⲧ Erment; known in Greek as Hermonthis), is located about 12 miles south of Thebes, in Egypt.
  • Theban Necropolis
    The Theban Necropolis is a necropolis on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (Luxor) in Upper Egypt.
  • Maadi
    Maadi or al-Ma'adi (Arabic: المعادى‎‎ / transliterated: al-Ma‛adi pronounced [elmæˈʕæːdi]) is an affluent, leafy suburban district south of Cairo, Egypt on the east bank of the Nile about 12 km upriver from downtown Cairo.
  • Helwan (cemetery)
    At Helwan south of modern Cairo was excavated a large Ancient Egyptian cemetery with more than 10.
  • Riqqeh
    Riqqeh (also known as ar-Riqqeh or Riqqa) is a modern village in Egypt.
  • Speos Artemidos
    The Speos Artemidos (Grotto of Artemis) is an archaeological site in Egypt.
  • Letopolis
    Letopolis (Greek: Λητοῦς Πόλις) was an ancient Egyptian city, the capital of the second nome of Lower Egypt.
  • Tura, Egypt
    Tura or Tora (Egyptian Arabic: طرة‎‎ ṭóra IPA: [ˈtˤoɾˤɑ]) was a site in Ancient Egypt, located about halfway between modern Cairo and Helwan.
  • Hu, Egypt
    Hu (Arabic: هُ‎‎) is the modern name of an Egyptian town on the Nile, which in more ancient times was the capital of the 7th Nome of Upper Egypt.
  • Saint Catherine, Egypt
    Saint Catherine (also spelled: St. Katrine; Egyptian Arabic: سانت كاترين‎‎ pronounced [ˈsænte kætˈɾiːn]) is a city in the South Sinai Governorate.
  • Zawyet el-Maiyitin
    Zawyet el-Maiyitin or Zawyet Sultan or Zawyet el-Amwat is a small village in Egypt, located in the Minya Governorate.
  • Gabal El Haridi
    Gabal El Haridi is an archaeological site in Egypt approximately 350 kilometers south of Cairo within Sakulta, in Sohag Governorate in Upper Egypt.
  • Sadd el-Kafara
    Sadd el-Kafara ("Dam of the Infidels") was a masonry embankment dam on Wadi al-Garawi 10 km southeast of Helwan in Helwan Governorate, Egypt.
  • Naqada
    Naqada is a town on the west bank of the Nile in the Egyptian governorate of Qena.
  • Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
    The catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa (meaning "Mound of Shards") is a historical archaeological site located in Alexandria, Egypt and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages.
  • Meidum
    Meidum or Maidum (Arabic: ميدوم‎‎) is an archaeological site in Lower Egypt.
  • Tennis, Egypt
    Tennis or Tinnis was an ancient city in Egypt.
  • Mendes
    Mendes (Greek: Μένδης, gen.: Μένδητος), the Greek name of the Ancient Egyptian city of Djedet, also known in Ancient Egypt as Per-Banebdjedet ("The Domain of the Ram Lord of Djedet") and Anpet, is known today as Tell El-Ruba (Arabic: تل الربع‎‎).
  • El Hiba
    el-Hiba (alt. el-Hibeh; Arabic الحيبة) is the modern name of the ancient Egyptian city of Tayu-djayet (t3yw-ḏ3yt), an ancient nickname meaning "their walls" in reference to the massive enclosure walls built on the site.
  • Qasr el Banat
    Qasr el Banat is an Ancient Roman fort located between Qift and Al-Qusayr in Egypt.
  • Al-Azhar Park
    Al-Azhar Park is a public park located in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Lisht
    Lisht or el-Lisht is an Egyptian village located south of Cairo.
  • El Matareya, Cairo
    El Matareya (Arabic: المطرية‎‎ pronounced [el.mɑ.tˤɑ.ˈɾej.jɑ]) is a district in the northern region of Greater Cairo, east of the Nile, in Egypt.
  • Ain Sokhna
    Ain Sokhna (Arabic: العين السخنة‎‎ El ʿĒn El Sokhna Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [elˈʕeːn esˈsoxnæ], "the Hot Spring") is a town in the Suez Governorate, lying on the western shore of the Red Sea's Gulf of Suez.
  • Akoris, Egypt
    Akoris (Egyptian: Mer-nefer(et) (Old and Middle Kingdoms), Per-Imen-mat-khent(j) (New Kingdom), or Dehenet (since 26th dynasty) is the Greek name for the modern Egyptian village of Ṭihnā al-Ǧabal (Arabic طهنا الجبل), located about 12 km north of Al Minya. The ancient site is situated in the southeast of the modern village.