Hermopolis

Hermopolis

Hermopolis or Hermopolis Magna is the site of ancient Khmun, and is located near the modern Egyptian town of El Ashmunein in Al Minya governorate. The city was the capital of the Hare nome (the fifteenth Nome of Upper Egypt) in the Heptanomis.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Minya Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Greek + Roman

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian & Ptolemaic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Necropolises of Middle Egypt, from the Middle Empire to the Roman period

Date of Submission: 2003

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