Bawit

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Bawit

Bawit is an archaeological site located north of Asyut, near the village of Dashlout, in Egypt. It houses a cemetery and the ruins of the Hermopolite Monastery of Apa Apollo founded by Saint Apollo in the late 4th century. The structures on this site are relatively well preserved, and demonstrate different aspects of a monastic complex of Middle Egypt.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Asyut Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 4th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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