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Friday, 5 June 2009

Bani Hassan El Menia

At Bani Hassan there are 39 Rock-cut tombs remains from the old Ancient Egypt and belong to the governors of the Onyx Nome,they are necropolis (necropolis : Large cemetery of a city-size.) since the Middle Kingdom located about 20 kilometer south of El-Menya city on the east bank of the Nile.

Only four of these are accessible. The tombs have some of the finest surviving murals from the Middle Kingdom.
Those tombs are engraved in the mountain at Bani Hassan.


The Scene before going up to the tombsThe Stairs to the Tombs in Bani Hassan
Entrance of the tombs

inside one of the tombs in Bani Hassan colors are still preserved


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