Tell Hebua


Tell Hebua
   Modern name for a fortified settlement site on the eastern edge of the Delta of Lower Egypt north of Ismailia. It dates from the Middle Kingdomto the New Kingdom. Inscriptions found there name the Hyksos king Nehesy. The area was excavated by an Egyptian expedition from 1981–1991, and the cemetery area of the New Kingdom has been examined by an Austrian team since 1995.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Tell el-Borg —    Afortress site in the north Sinai east of Tell Hebua. It dates to the New Kingdom and contains a temple and tombs. It was surveyed during the 1990s and excavated by an American expedition beginning in 2000. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Nehesy — (reigned c. 1700 BC)    Throne name Aasehre. Ruler of Dynasty 14during the Second Intermediate Period. He is known from several monuments discovered in the eastern Delta region, notably from Tanis, Bubastis, Leontopolis, Avaris, and Tell Hebua.… …   Ancient Egypt


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