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Tourist Attractions in EL Minya

Al Menya: Al Menya, situated on the West Bank of the Nile, 245 kilometers to the South West of Cairo, was a huge center for the cotton industry in the 2th century and although the governorate hosts many factories, most of the areas are still rural. Menya contains many touristic attractions like Beni Hassan Necropolis, Hermopolis, and Tuna Al Gabal.

 
Beni Hassan

The collapse of the Old kingdom at the end of the sixth Dynasty spelled the end of Egypt's first centralized state which broke down into smaller, regional powers. In the ensuing period,
 
Tomb of Kheti
Twelfth Dynasty, ca.1960 B.c.
The no march Kheti bore the title *Great Leader of the Gazelle Nome in its Entirety* the hall-like room (c. 39 ×16 m) with its gently vaulted ceiling is divided at the rear of the cult chamber by two rows of columns.
 
Tomb of Baket
Twelfth Dynasty. Ca. 1980 B.c.
Girls juggling
Baket, another no march , had a tomb very similar to that of his son Kheti. In the case of the father however the large room (14 x 54 ft. 12.5 x 16.5 m) was divided by only two lotus stem columns,
 
Tomb of Amenemhet
Twelfth Dynasty, ca. 1920 B.c.
The tombs of Amenemhet is without doubt one of the finest in Beni Hassan. The cult chamber is organized by four rows of 16- sided ,
 
Tomb of Khunmhotep
Twelfth Dynasty, ca. 1880 B.c.
The funerary architecture and wall paint- ings of Beni Hassan reach their final peak in the tomb of Khnumhotep. This tomb- owner held high office under Amenemhet II and Senusert II as *Mayor of Menat- khufu*
 
Tell el-Amarna

King Akhenaten called his new capital Akhetaten, *Horizon of the Aten* and ordered it to be builit in a broad valley basin on the eastern bank of the Nile. Today, the site lies around 9 miles (15km) south of his reign the king had resided in thebes as Amenophis IV .
 
The Temples of Aten
Eighteenth Dynasty, ca. 1345 B.C.
The visitor who today looks at the areas formerly occupied by temples in the central city of Aketaten will scarcely be able to conceal his disappointment .
 
The North palace
Eighteenth Dynasty, c a . 1345 B.C.
The large number of palaces in Akhetaten raise the question as to which of them served as a home for Akhenaten and his family.
 
Tomb of Merrier
Eighteenth Dyansty, ca. 1340 B.C.
Royal couple at the Window of Appearance
A total of 25 tombs belonging to court offi- cials were hewn from the rock in the hills surrounding Amarana .
 
Tomb of Ay
Eighteenth Dynasty, ca 1340 B.C.
Married couple worshiping
Know as *the god's father,* Ay was one of the most influential officials at the Amarana court. .
 
Boundary stela
Eighteenth Dynasty, ca. 1345 B.C.
The decree founding the new capital was recorded on14(15) huge rock steal which encircled the city and also served as boundary stones.
 
The Workshop of the Sculptor Thutmosis

The far-reaching political changes which occurred intermittently throughout Egypt's long history represent a window onto the past and offer excellent archeological potential for modern scholar.
 
Hermopolis and Tuna El-Gabel

Capital of the 15th Egyptian *Hare* nome, the city of Hermopolis lies some 186 miles (300 KM) south of cairo on the west bank of the Nile.
 
The Basilica
Coptic,5th century
The gigantic basilica of Hermopolis which gave its name to nearby kom el-kenisa (Hill of the Church) is among the largest (around 213 feet; 65 m long ) of the churches built in early Christian Egypt.
 
Baboon Figure of Thoth
Eighteenth Dynasty, ca.1380 B.C.
Fragments from originally eight colossal boboon figures made of brown quartzite were salvaged from the foundations of the Ptolemaic thoth temple; they had benn donated to the court temple during the reign of ,
 
Tomb Chapel of petosiris
Late 4th century B.C.
The history of the tuna al-Gebel nercrop- oils begins in the New kingdom, although the character of the Area is determined by its Greek and Romanbuildings.
 
The lbis Catacombs
Lateperiod/Ptolemaic period, 6th-1st century B.C.
TA short distance from the tomb of petosiris the visitor can descend, through an unre- mark able entrance, to the subterranean galleries of the animal cemetery.
 
   
Discover EL Minya

El Minya is called the 'Bride of Upper Egypt' due to its location which is roughly at the border of Upper and Lower Egypt. With more than 4 million people living here, the governorate is quite large.
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The city of El Minya in Egypt is located at a distance of 153 miles from Cairo, where the Upper Egypt ends and Lower Egypt starts.
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