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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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Two burial chambers of two Middle Kingdom elites were announced to have been discovered on Tuesday at the hands of an Egyptian-Australian archaeological mission from Macquarie University in Beni Hassan Necropolis in Minya governorate, according to a press release published by the Ministry of Antiquities.
The first one is painted on the wall of a 12th Dynasty tomb of Khnoum Hetep II in Beni Hassan in Minya Governorate and the second is found in an Old Kingdom tomb of Ka-Iber in Saqqara but it displays a dancing monkey in front of an instrumentalist not an orchestra.
As principais fontes usadas para estudarmos o que pode ser considerado como atividades fisicas egipcias antigas sao datadas de tres periodos da historia desse povo e sao, em sua maioria, provenientes de decoracoes parietais: Antigo Imperio (2649-2152 a.C.), com as representacoes nas Mastabas de Ptahhotep e Mereruka, em Saqqarah; Medio Imperio (2040-1640 a.C.), com as representacoes parietais nas tumbas de Beni Hassan (Kanawati & Woods 2010); e Novo Imperio (1550-1070 a.C.), com a decoracao parietal das tumbas dos particulares.
He added that a private laboratory for the analysis of pesticide residues was set up in the region, in addition to eight organic oil mills which started service in Jammal, Moknine, Zarmeddine, Beni Hassan, Ksibet Mediouni and Benbla with a total processing capacity of 640 tons per day, specifying that six other oil mills are under development.
Construction of a slaughterhouse at Beni Hassan Village.
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.
Sunday's arrest took place in Jayyous, Jericho, Beni Hassan and Qalqilia.
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.