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Photographs in this gallery cover the main sites of Amarna, its North Palace, Aten and Small Temple, Bani Hasan Rock cut chapels, Tuna el-Gebel with the Catacombs with baboon and ibis mummies, Stela of Akhenaten on the north boundary, Petosiris Tomb-Chapel, Chapels of Ptoemais and Isadora, Roman Water Wheel Well and Temple of Thoth and el Ashmunein with an Open Air Museum with huge granite statues of Baboons and nearby a Temple to Thoth with a later Christian Basilica all located along the River Nile between Cairo and Luxor accessed from the nearby university city of Minya
Bani Hassan EG076129jhp 
 Beni Hasan Egyptian agriculture River Nile high panorama palm trees desert sand steps cliff cliff-face offering thirty nine tombs along the face of a bluff above the River Nile some 20km south of Minya make Bani Hasan a special visiting place for its decorations along the themes of wrestling, battle scenes and the collection of taxes by the nomarchs of the Oryx Nome give some beautiful tomb paintings to view - unfortunately photography inside the tombs was absolutely refused when I visited. It is fairly steep climb to the tombs but is on a properly constituted path with well spread out steps as some of the photographs show and offers some fantastic views of the River Nile bending its way through a rich green fertile area of fields and farming. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Bani, Hassan, Beni, Hasan, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, agriculture, fields, crops, maize, palm, trees, tombs, Governors, nomarchs, capital, Oryx, Nome, limestone, rock, climb, 80, metres, steps, resthouse, cut, 39, tomb-chapels, shaft, graves, officials, servants, Osiris, Anubis, prayers, Khum-hotep, animal, birds, Amu, donkeys, paintings, coloured, colored, Amenemhet, Ameni, wrestlers, skills, techniques, east, bank, bluff
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn
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Bani Hassan EG076129jhp
Upload Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
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Beni Hasan Egyptian agriculture River Nile high panorama palm trees

desert sand steps cliff cliff-face offering thirty nine tombs along the face of a bluff above the River Nile some 20km south of Minya make Bani Hasan a special visiting place for its decorations along the themes of wrestling, battle scenes and the collection of taxes by the nomarchs of the Oryx Nome give some beautiful tomb paintings to view - unfortunately photography inside the tombs was absolutely refused when I visited. It is fairly steep climb to the tombs but is on a properly constituted path with well spread out steps as some of the photographs show and offers some fantastic views of the River Nile bending its way through a rich green fertile area of fields and farming.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Bani, Hassan, Beni, Hasan, landscape, Egyptology, history, archaeology, ancient, agriculture, fields, crops, maize, palm, trees, tombs, Governors, nomarchs, capital, Oryx, Nome, limestone, rock, climb, 80, metres, steps, resthouse, cut, 39, tomb-chapels, shaft, graves, officials, servants, Osiris, Anubis, prayers, Khum-hotep, animal, birds, Amu, donkeys, paintings, coloured, colored, Amenemhet, Ameni, wrestlers, skills, techniques, east, bank, bluff
 


 

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