El Kab

El Kab

El Kab, ancient Nekheb, is an Upper Egyptian site on the east bank of the Nile consisting of prehistoric and pharaonic settlements, rock-cut tombs of the early 18th Dynasty (1550-1295 BC), remains of temples dating from the Early Dynastic period (3100-2686 BC) to the Ptolemaic period (332-30 BC), as well as part of the walls of a Coptic monastery.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Aswan Governorate

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic + Roman

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian & Ptolemaic Monuments

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