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Imagery location of the ancient settlement

a Pleiades location resource

Creators: Nate Nagy
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies
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Last modified Jun 22, 2020 07:28 PM History
The ancient settlement near the Temple to Horus, known as Wetjeset-hor in the Pharaonic period, and Apollinopolis Magna during the Roman period.


{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 32.872092000000002, 24.977575000000002 ] }



Google Earth and GeoEye Imagery 2010


  • Archaic (Greco-Roman; 750-550 BCE/BC) (confident)
  • Classical (Greco-Roman; 550 BC-330 BC) (confident)
  • Hellenistic Greek, Roman Republic (330 BC-30 BC) (confident)
  • Roman, early Empire (30 BC-AD 300) (confident)



Points were digitized on  April 11, 2011 by hand in Google Earth using (beta) at an "eye altitude" of 5000 ft.