Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham

Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham

Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham is an archaeological site located on the North coast of Egypt, 20 km to the west of Marsa Matruh. During the reign of Ramesses II, it was the location of a major fortress-town which probably marked the western extent of direct Egyptian influence.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Matrouh Governorate

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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