Gebel el-Silsila


Gebel el-Silsila
   Ancient Khenu. A sandstone quarry on the banks of the Nile between Thebes and Elephantine (Aswan) that was used from the New Kingdom onward. There are remains of rock-cut shrines, notably one of Horemheb.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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