Egypt > Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn > Bani Hassan Agriculture 6119EG07JHP
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 Agriculture 6119EG07JHP 
 Modern Egypt Bani Hasan View River Nile Farming Activity High View Green Fields at the start of the steep climb to the tombs leaving behind the rich agricultural flood plain that borders the Nile. 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 was absolutely refused when I visited. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, Egyptology, agriculture, farming, fields, crops, maize, palm, trees, Bani Hassan, Bani Hasan, Beni Hassan, landscape, green, lush, fertile, donkeys, tractor, trailer, crops
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Minya, Amarna & Ashmunayn
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Bani Hassan Agriculture 6119EG07JHP
Upload Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
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Modern Egypt Bani Hasan View River Nile Farming Activity High

View Green Fields at the start of the steep climb to the tombs leaving behind the rich agricultural flood plain that borders the Nile. 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 was absolutely refused when I visited.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River Nile, Egyptology, agriculture, farming, fields, crops, maize, palm, trees, Bani Hassan, Bani Hasan, Beni Hassan, landscape, green, lush, fertile, donkeys, tractor, trailer, crops
 


 

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