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Crocodile Necropolis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Zachary Rosalinsky Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 19, 2022 06:04 PM History
Cave approximately 17km Northwest of El Maabdeh, Egypt where thousands of mummified crocodiles were found in addition to several other types of animals and human mummies as part of the Egyptian crocodile cult. All discoveries at this site were from the Ptolemaic or Roman periods.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/602847770

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catacomb, cemetery, necropolis

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Zachary Rosalinsky, 'Crocodile Necropolis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/602847770> [accessed: 24 June 2024]

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