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Shams el-Din

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Nate Nagy Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 13, 2013 07:43 AM History
The ancient settlement of Shams el-Din in Egypt's Kharga Oasis, which contains a necropolis and 4th century AD church.

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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settlement, catacomb, cemetery, necropolis, church, monastery

See Further:



Vivian, Cassandra. The Western Desert of Egypt, Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2000. pp. 84.

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Nate Nagy, Bruno Bazzani, Sean Gillies, and Tom Elliott, 'Shams el-Din: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2013 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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