Akoris

Akoris

Akoris or Dehenet, modern Tihna al-Jabal, is an archaeological site located about 12 km north of Al Minya, Egypt. The site was settled since the Old Kingdom and was an important administrative town in the 17th upper-Egyptian nome in all ancient Egyptian times. Akoris became an important town during the Greek and Roman periods.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Minya Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic + Roman

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian & Ptolemaic & Roman Monuments

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