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Akoris Archaeological Site

Akoris

Akoris Archaeological Site is ancient archeological site situated 12 km North of Al- Minya in Minya Governorate in Egypt.

 

 

 

Location: 12 km North of Al- Minya, Minya Governorate  Map

 

 

 

Description of Akoris Archaeological Site

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This ancient Egyptian site of Akoris was inhabited since the Old Kingdom around the 22nd century BC. Limestone cliffs were used by first people that dug a whole town underneath the surface. Fraser Tombs as they became known were increased by subsequent generations up to period of the Roman Empire. Most of the free standing structures that are visible today in Akoris date back to the New Kingdom as well as Greek and Roman period of the Egyptian history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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