Fraser Tombs, Al Minya

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#169 of 217 in Historic Sites in Egypt
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  • The area was built during the era of King Mankawara, and all the tombs were built in the form of rock terraces carved in the rock, they are tombs of the priests of the Temple of Hathor, which was found in the village of Tahna al-Jabal, and was once called the city of "Raint" in the Pharaonic period or "Acoris", as it was called in the Greek era . The area is called the "Fraser Tombs", due to its discoverer Engineer George Fraser (1866-1923) and includes many tombs of the priests of the God Hathor, including the tomb of The Priests of the God Hathor, including the tomb of The Khankh II, which lived in the days of King (Osser K) the fifth dynasty 2750 B.C., and was one of the prominent men of the period, he held the job of the polythes The palace, the president of the new cities, the head of the priests of Hathor, the cemetery takes the form of a terrace and a small long sacrificial chamber containing statues of him and his family and texts. The area is located a cemetery (An Kaankh 1), which was carved for (NKa Ankh) itself and contains a long narrow passage as well as a cabin, and the most important thing distinguished by the will of the owner of the tomb to his son (Amri of Ankh) as well as contains statues, belonging to the owner of the tomb and his children, as well as statues representing the father and mother of the owner of the grave.
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  • These ancient tombs were discovered and is one of the most important rock-hewn tombs and represent the most important forms of ancient graves Minya
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  • Nice tomb at the top of the hill. Fantastic view of river valley. Worth the walk. Have been twice. The second time I didn't go up the hill but stayed with the guards and had tea at the rest house. The...  more »
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