Temple of Hibis

Temple of Hibis

The Temple of Hibis is the largest and most well preserved temple in the Kharga Oasis. It was built in honour of the Theban triad which consists of Amon, Mut and Khonso. It dates back to 522 BC. The temple is the finest example of a Persian Period temple in Egypt.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: New Valley Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Persian + Ptolemaic + Roman

Site Features: Persian & Ptolemaic & Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases

Date of Submission: 2015

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