Elephantine

Elephantine

Elephantine is an island in the Nile River in northern Nubia. It is a part of the modern city of Aswan, in southern Egypt. Elephantine was a fort that stood just before the first cataract of the Nile. During the Second Intermediate Period (1650 - 1550 BC), the fort marked the southern border of Egypt. The island also includes several temples.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Aswan Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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