Beni Hasan


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Beni Hasan:

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, village, E central Egypt, on the Nile near Al Minya. There are 39 tombs, carved out of solid rock in the XII dynasty of ancient Egypt. The name is also spelled Beni Hasan.
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, village, Egypt.

Beni Hasan

a village in central Egypt, on the Nile, with cliff-cut tombs dating from 2000 bc
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Similar games have been played for thousands of years, with the earliest known record a 4,000-year-old Egyptian drawing from a tomb at Beni Hasan in the valley of the Nile.
The coffin lid from the Beni Hasan archaeological site in Egypt is awash with rustic colours, mosaic patterns and hieroglyphics.
Moreover, many illustrations are taken from very old publications (1: 129, Narmer palette; 1: 138, Ti; 2: 78, Ramesses III harem scene; 2: 189, giant, crude reproduction of Isis knot; 3: 60, Rosellini Beni Hasan drawing; 3: 130, Turin Ramesses II statue; 3: 510, Nofret statue).