Hatnub

Hatnub

Hatnub was the location of Egyptian alabaster quarries and an associated seasonally occupied settlement located in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, about 65 km southeast of el-Minya. The site was in use intermittently from at least as early as the reign of Khufu until the Roman period. There are many rock inscriptions in the site.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Red Sea Governorate

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic + Roman

Site Features: Ancient Egyptians Monuments

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