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Beni Suef city

The city of Beni Suef is considered one of the most important governorates in the Arab Republic of Egypt, which is famous for its cultivation, and also for its richness in archaeological sites, in which there are many historical treasures; Likewise, Islamic monuments such as the Mosque of Sayyida Houriya, and the caves that contain Pharaonic, Greek and Romen treasures.

The most important monuments in Beni Suef Governorate

Effects of the pillar

Away from the city of Al-Fashn, about five kilometers to the eastern side of the Nile River, it was mentioned according to the ancient Egyptian texts by calling it Banu, which means the seat of the Banu bird, as it is the center of worship for this bird, which is the phoenix, but according to the ancient Greek texts, it is known by the name of Hipponus.

In the city there are remnants of its wall, which were built during the time of the twenty-first family, in addition to a temple of the god Amun, which was built during the time of the twenty-second family by King Shashnak I, and today it is only the ruins of this temple. A papyrus was also found in which the story of the priest, Wen Amon, who sought refuge in Lebanon to bring the wood from Byblos to build a sacred proximity to the god Amon, was recorded and was treated lightly by the city governor.

Shower effects

Dachsha is about twelve kilometers from the city of Ihnasia, to the southern side of it. It is located on the western shore of Bahr Yusef, and includes a cemetery, in which there are several ancient tombs carved in the rock, and there are tombs belonging to the eighteenth family that were used later during the era of the Romens, and the most important of these tombs You cemetery, which is located on the southern side of the cemetery, and which belongs to the Fifth Dynasty and is carved in rock, and engraved with drawings on the owner of this cemetery, accompanied by his family, standing in front of a table in offerings.

The effects of Ihnasia

Ihnasia is located on the sea of ​​Joseph, whose name came in the ancient Egyptian texts so that we can forget that means the seat of the royal child, but in the ancient Greek texts it came to her name Heraclius which means the city of Hercules. This city was of religious importance during the time of the Pharaohs, and there is a huge temple belonging to King Ramses II.

The effects of the Mint Mountain Dam

It is located on the western side of Beni Suef, in Bahr Yusef, and it represents a cemetery for the city of Ihnasia, and it contains tombs since the time of the old state, and the most important of these tombs are the pastures of Ra Ra Har Shaf, which was supervising the garden of the Sixth Dynasty Palace, in addition to being a priest and a chanter.

It also contains several tombs belonging to the eighteenth family, and also tombs belonging to the nineteenth family, the most important of which is the tomb of Minister Rahotep, and the tomb of Minister Ba Rahotep, which belongs to the nineteenth family, in addition to the presence of a tomb for the leader of the army of King Ramses II City.

The effects of Meidum

It is about twenty-five kilometers from the central city located in the northern side of the governorate, known by the name Murtm according to the ancient Egyptian texts. It contains the necropolis of the pyramid, which contains a number of terraces, and is famous among them Seventeen No. seventeen, which until today the name of its owner has not been known, and the reason for its popularity is the presence of the oldest coffins made of granite stones, and also many important terraces.

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