Lower Egypt


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Lower Egypt

one of the two main administrative districts of Egypt: consists of the Nile Delta
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Therefore, the garden will also provide information about religious beliefs and practices as well as the culture and society at the time of the Twelfth Dynasty when Thebes became the capital of the unified kingdom of Upper and Lower Egypt for the first time.
Weiss's emphasis upon bronzes from Lower Egypt does not affect the usefulness of her catalog, for the types she presents are generally representative of Egyptian bronzes overall.
The order was handed down by a court in Minya, a city 250 kilometers south of Cairo, almost halfway between upper and lower Egypt.
The throne itself is decorated on each side with scenes from that era, showing the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt.
Around 28 train journeys were scheduled to shuttle between Cairo and Lower Egypt, the north of the country, on the first day of the service return after approval from the security agencies.
Excavated in 1911, in a pre-dynastic cemetery near the village of el-Gerzeh in Lower Egypt, the beads were already completely corroded when they were discovered.
Hi-tech scanning of the beads, discovered by British archaeologists in the Lower Egypt village of el-Gerzeh in 1911, shows the metal came from a rock in outer space, they said.
Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, an aide to Hawass, said that the discovery was "very important" because it will add to the history of a great archaeological site in Lower Egypt.
In the same way Upper Egypt (that is, the southern part of the country) is further 'up' the Nile than Lower Egypt (the delta area).
The 17 chapters of this volume of the Annales offer reports on excavations, analysis of a sculpture of Isis from Canopus, the astronomical situation of temples in lower Egypt and the Siwa Oasis, and the computed tomographic evaluation of the mummified King Tut.
The mission led by Mohamed Abdel Maqsoud, head of Antiquities of Lower Egypt, discovered the remains of a temple of Queen Berenike, the wife of King Ptolemy III who ruled Egypt between 246 and 222 BC, in the Kom al-Dikka area in Alexandria.
Within a century of the expulsion of the foreign Hyksos rulers and the reuniting of Upper and Lower Egypt into the New Kingdom, Hatshepsut restored temples and the ritual calendar; built new temples; and re-established trade with the Horn of Africa, the Near East, and Crete and the Aegean Islands.

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