Bubastis

Bubastis

Bubastis, also known as Tell-Basta or Per-Bast, was an Ancient Egyptian city. It was the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt. It became a royal residence after Shoshenq I, the first ruler and founder of the 22nd dynasty.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Al Sharqia Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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