Bani Hasan

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Bani Hasan

(bä`nē häsän`), 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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Financial Affairs Management- Beni Hassan Municipality,
Highlights along the reopened section include the colorful rock tombs of Beni Hassan, the ruins of Tuna el-Gebel, and the white limestone temple at Abydos, the center of a holy city.
Drawings in the famous tombs at Beni Hassan, near the Nile in the Upper Egyptian Governorate of Minya, show players holding bats made of long palm-tree branches, with a bent end similar to that of the modern-day hockey bat.
The Mauritanian Thirty-Year War (1644-74) was the unsuccessful final Berber effort to repel the Maqil Arab invaders led by the Beni Hassan tribe.
The party reported Monday that seven of its members were arrested yesterday in an ongoing campaign in Qalqilia, Jericho and Beni Hassan.
The son of a native Jordanian family (Al-Khalayleh of the Beni Hassan tribe), Zarqawi grew up in the Jordanian city of Zarqa amidst poverty and squalor.
His tribe, the Beni Hassan, is spread across the Middle East.
No citations are given for more satisfactory publications of the decoration than the line drawings included, even though relevant works are present in the bibliography and a fair amount is scattered through the literature, notably in Abdel Ghaffar Shedid's Die Felsgraber von Beni Hassan in Mittelagypten (1994).