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Kom el-Ahmer

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 27, 2020 06:01 AM History
Archaeological site in the province of Beheira in the Western Delta, inhabited from the Roman through the Early Islamic periods. Along with the nearby site Kom Wasit, it has been identified as a possible location of Metelis, the capital of the Metelite Nome.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Gabriel Mckee, 'Kom el-Ahmer: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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