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Qasr al-Zayan

Qasr al-Zayan

Qasr al-Zayan is an ancient temple located in Kharga oasis in Egypt. It was dedicated to the Theban triad of Amun, Mut, and Khonsu. The temple was built in Greek times, and at the time of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius in 140 AD, it was expanded and decorated.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: New Valley Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 1st Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ptolemaic

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Ptolemaic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases

Date of Submission: 2015

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