Buto

Buto

Buto or Butosus, now Tell al-Fara, was an ancient city located east of Alexandria in the Nile Delta of Egypt. Buto originally was two cities, Pe and Dep, which merged into one city that the Egyptians named Per-Wadjet. It was called Buto by the Greeks during Ptolemaic Egypt.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Fourth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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