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Nekhen/Hierakonpolis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Bruno Bazzani, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Sean Gillies, Mark Depauw
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Last modified Oct 30, 2020 06:35 AM History
The ritual and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of the Predynastic period and the Early Dynastic Period, with occupation beginning as early as Naqada I. The site was an important ritual center for the worship of Horus.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786037

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 B3 Hierakonpolis

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Kom el-Ahmar


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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, Brady Kiesling, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Bruno Bazzani, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Sean Gillies, and Mark Depauw, 'Nekhen/Hierakonpolis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786037> [accessed: 31 October 2020]

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Jeffrey Becker
Jeffrey Becker says:
Feb 20, 2013 02:11 PM

The chronology assigned to the DARE Location (Point; 330 BC - AD 300) is not accurate, as the fortress at Nekhen dates to Second Dynasty and not the Roman period.