Heroonpolis (Egypt) 22 Abu Suwayr, Tell el Maskhuta - Ηρώων πόλις

Ἡρώων πόλις - Heroonpolis, Heroonpolis, located at Tell el-Maskhuta, was an ancient Egyptian city of the Nile Delta.
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Works: 7
Latitude: 30.552900
Longitude: 32.099300
Confidence: Medium

Greek name: Ἡρώων πόλις
Place ID: 305320UHer
Time period: RL
Region: Egypt
Country: Egypt
Department:
Mod: Abu Suwayr, Tell el Maskhuta

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Search for inscriptions mentioning Heroonpolis (Ηρωων...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: Excavation by the Egypt Exploration Society in the nineteenth century revealed several sculptures, such as the triad of Ramesses II (above) and a statue of the priest Ankhrenepnefer (right, now in the British Museum).

Info: E.E.S. Delta Survey

From the web site E.E.S. Delta Survey, a project of the Egypt Exploration Society to map and describe ancient sites in the Nile Delta of Egypt.


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