Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
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Karnak Temple Luxor Egypt, with its famous hypostyle hall of 134 columns 23 meters tall, the temple of Amon is the largest columned temple in the world.
Giza Plateau
The Giza Plateau (Arabic: جيزة بلاتي‎) is a plateau that is located in Giza, Egypt. The famous Giza Necropolis is located in this geographical area, which is characterized by a sandy, desert...
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Memphis, Egypt
Memphis (Arabic: منف‎ Manf  [mænf]; Greek: Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 k...
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Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
Cemetery GIS
This cemetery derives its name from its relative location to pyramid G I (Khufu). The tombs are located on the south side of that pyramid and hence the name G I South Cemetery. Reisner thought the cem...
Cemetery GIS - Wikipedia
Abu Gorab
Abu Gurab (also known as Abu Ghurab, Abu Gurob and Abu Jirab) is an archeological site, where a sun temple built by the people of ancient Egypt was found. It was excavated by Egyptologists between 189...
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Medinet Habu (temple)
32°36′2.52″E / 25.7197000°N 32.6007000°E / 25.7197000; 32.6007000Medinet Habu is the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, an important New Kingdom perio...
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Saliba Street
Saliba Street, (شارع صليبة), which literally means "Cross Street", is one of the old main streets of Medieval Cairo, Egypt, it runs from the Citadel, in the north, to the Mosque of Ibn Tulun and Sayid...
Ramesseum
The Ramesseum is the memorial temple (or mortuary temple) of Pharaoh Ramesses II ("Ramesses the Great", also spelled "Ramses" and "Rameses"). It is located in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt, acr...
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Bent Pyramid
The Bent Pyramid is an ancient Egyptian pyramid located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur, approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo, built under the Old Kingdom Pharaoh Sneferu (c. 2600 BC). A uni...
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Qalawun complex
The Qalawun complex (Arabic: مجمع قلاون‎) is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It was built by the Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun i...
Theban Necropolis
The Theban Necropolis is an area of the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes in Egypt. It was used for ritual burials for much of Pharaonic times, especially in the New Kingdom of Egypt.
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Abu Simbel temples
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of L...
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Giza Necropolis
The Giza Necropolis (Arabic: أهرامات الجيزة‎, [ʔɑhɾɑˈmɑːt elˈɡiːzæ], "pyramids of Giza") is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. This complex of anci...
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Deir el-Medina
Deir el-Medina (Arabic: دير المدينة‎) is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of th...
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Precinct of Mut
The Precinct of Mut, located near Luxor, Egypt, is one of the four main temple enclosures that make up the immense Karnak Temple Complex and occupies some 150,000 m². It is dedicated to the Egyptian ...
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Buried Pyramid
The Buried Pyramid (also called the Pyramid of Sekhemkhet) is an unfinished step pyramid constructed ca. 2645 BC for Sekhemkhet Djoserty. This pharaoh was the second of the Third Dynasty of Ancie...
Buried Pyramid - Wikipedia
Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda
Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda is one of the most important monuments in the old part of Islamic Cairo, Egypt. This building is an example of Ottoman and Mamluk architecture mixed with Islamic architectur...
Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda - Wikipedia
Saqqara
Saqqara (Arabic: سقارة‎, [sɑʔˈʔɑːɾɑ]), also spelled Sakkara or Saccara in English /səˈkɑrə/, is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian cap...
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Temple of Thutmose III
The Temple of Thutmose III at Deir el-Bahari was first revealed in February 1962 by excavators of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, under the direction of Kazimierz Michalowski. Poorly p...
Temple of Thutmose III - Wikipedia
Kurna
Kurna (also Gourna, Gurna, Qurna, Qurnah or Qurneh) are various spelling for a group of three closely related villages (New Qurna, Qurna and Sheikh ‘Adb el-Qurna) located on the West Bank of the River...
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Abu Rawash
31°04′30″E / 30.03194°N 31.07500°E / 30.03194; 31.07500Abu Rawash (also spelled Abu Roach, Abu Roash; Arabic: ابو رواش‎  [ˈæbu ɾæˈwæːʃ]), 8 km to the North of G...
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Sphinx water erosion hypothesis
The Sphinx water erosion hypothesis contends that the main type of weathering evident on the enclosure walls of the Great Sphinx was caused by prolonged and extensive rainfall that would have predated...
Sphinx water erosion hypothesis - Wikipedia