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Akhmim

(ăkhmēm`), city (1986 pop. 70,602), E central Egypt, on the Nile. Textiles and handicrafts are manufactured; grain, dates, and cotton are processed. The ancient Chemmis and Panopolis, the city was long noted for its linen and limestone. The temple of Pan is there. It figures prominently in the history of the Coptic Church and retains a sizable Coptic Christian population.
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Meanwhile, the current budget designated for New Akhmim in Sohag for 2015/2016 is EGP 89m, of which EGP 40m went to social housing, which includes 800 units, while EGP 30m were directed towards seven buildings serving social housing, said Hussam Fathy, head of the NUCA in Akhmim.
After building up its art center, Trina went to Akhmim, Egypt to help develop a women's embroidery cooperative.
He regretted how frustrating the situation is now not just in Kerdassa but also in Akhmim, an ancient centre in Sohag Governorate with a worldwide reputation for hand weaving.
They discuss such topics as the art of Egyptian hieroglyphs as seen by the Akhmim painters, a spatial metaphor for chronology in the secondary cemeteries at Giza, the death of the democratization of the afterlife, variations in aspective representation in Old Kingdom mastaba chapels, and the economic connection between the royal cult in the pyramid temples and the sun temples in Abusir.
In response to burgeoning international interest, Sohag is also gearing up for the imminent unveiling of the new Sohag Museum, which will display local antiquities, including those from ongoing excavations of the temple of Ramses II in Akhmim.
The X-rays go all the way through the mummy, capturing the mummy in three dimensions," says Jonathan Elias, director of the Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
A long fragment of The Gospel of Peter survives, together with a fragment of The Apocalypse of Peter, in an eighth century vellum codex discovered in 1886-1887 in Akhmim, Egypt.
The exhibition is designed to transport onlookers back to the Egyptian tombs of Akhmim and the funerary tables and labs of ancient mortuaries; through the discovery of mummies by Western explorers and the ensuing "unrolling" soirees of the 19th century; to current-day mummy research, including reconstruction of mummies' facial features in sculptural busts and digitizing mummies' body cavities using scanning technology from radiology labs.
466), the famous abbot of the White Monastery in Akhmim, whose Coptic texts were also not known outside of Egypt.
Jonathan Elias, director of the Pennsylvania-based Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium, which directs CT scans of mummies and archives the research.
The mummy, thought to be a priest aged 50 to 60 from Akhmim, has probably been in the North East since the 19th Century.