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El Qattah

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Zachary Rosalinsky
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 10, 2022 06:54 AM History
At this site located northwest of modern Cairo in Egypt's Giza governate, early twentieth-century excavations identified, among other finds, a Middle Kingdom necropolis with evidence of at least 14 tombs, including the tomb of one Neha, a Middle Kingdom prince.

30.2170479, 30.9668449

catacomb, cemetery, necropolis


The site is located in the second Lower Egyptian nome, Letopolites (Ausim).

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Zachary Rosalinsky, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'El Qattah: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 25 July 2024]

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