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Karanis Fallen Quern 6434EG07JHP 
 Karanis Kom Aushim Quern Broken Exhibits Desert Fayoum Egypt Photograph Open Air Museum walk to this ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts such as this fallen quern or stone griding bowl adjacent to the main walk to the temples. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, quern, grinding, flour, grain, bowl, fallen, plinth, carved, stone, jar, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Fayoum & Desert
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Karanis Fallen Quern 6434EG07JHP
Upload Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
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Karanis Kom Aushim Quern Broken Exhibits Desert Fayoum Egypt Photograph

Open Air Museum walk to this ruined city on the north eastern edge of the area known as Fayoum and dates from Ptolemaic times through to 500AD. Two Roman dated temples survive in reasonable state and the southern one is dedicated to the crocodile Gods of Pnepheros and Petesuchos. Many finds have been made especially of life in a residential area with houses scattered throughout the site and there is also a fine Roman bathhouse. A small museum now closed has been replaced with an open air area with a selection of artefacts such as this fallen quern or stone griding bowl adjacent to the main walk to the temples.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, ancient, landscape, Karanis, Kom Aushim, open air museum, quern, grinding, flour, grain, bowl, fallen, plinth, carved, stone, jar, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayyum
 


 

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