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Ashmunayn,

Egypt: see Hermopolis MagnaHermopolis Magna
, ancient city, central Egypt, on the Nile and near the modern Ashmunein. It was the chief seat for the worship of Thoth. At the modern Tunneh el Gebel, 7 mi (11 km) southwest of the site, is a Greco-Egyptian cemetery.
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It houses several pieces from nearby sites like Tuna al-Gebel and Hermopolis.
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8) He had eight gods as his Company (Khemenu), residing at Hermopolis (Budge 1991: 304).
The Head of the Antiquities Sector at the ministry, Youssef Khalifa, assured that the mummies and their sarcophagi will be placed in Minya's Hermopolis Museum after restoration attempts.
The Imperial Aramaic form apparently underlying the Biblical Aramaic form is 'rh (much less common than hlw), attested two times in a Hermopolis papyrus with the presentative meaning 'behold': wk't 'rh spr lh slhty bsmh (TAD A2.
The Dogon astronomy is a branch of the Pharaonic schools of Thebes, "Houses of life" or academies of Memphis, Heliopolis, Hermopolis.
Cette strategie de valorisation d'un passe sert aussi d'ingredients a un projet de creation d'une ville, celle de New Hermopolis en Egypte, lequel vise a faire revivre non un <<paradis perdu >>, mais plutot le lieu de reflexion et de diffusion de la pensee (Mervat Abdel Nasser).
This is the largest number of mummified animals, of which there are millions; there are estimates offour million for Tuna el-Gebel Hermopolis and new discoveries at Saqqara estimate eight million dog mummies (El-Aref 2013).
In 1915, a team of archaeologists led by George Andrew Reisner, professor of Egyptology at Harvard, in conjunction with the museum, traveled to Deir el-Bersha, a necropolis in central Egypt near the ancient city of Hermopolis.
Frankfort (1998: 182) habia complejizado un poco mas esta interpretacion, para el fue una importante idea creadora que permitio materializar la combinacion de dos importantes conceptos el del dios sol-creador con el de Amon, el oculto, uno de los ocho de Hermopolis (Frankfort, 1998: 182).
Thoth was also said to be the secretary and counselor of Ra and author of the legendary forty two sacred books of the Hermopolis temple which contained the principles of all sciences.