Dating from the VI Dynasty, this Mastaba is often called the Physician's Tomb. In actual fact, Ankh Mahor was a ... More
Mastaba of Ankh-Mahor
Dating from the VI Dynasty, this Mastaba is often called the Physician's Tomb. In actual fact, Ankh Mahor was a ka-priest, not a physician. The medical scenes in the doorway to the tomb suggest that there was a connection between religion, magic and medicine for ancient peoples. Unfortunately, the reliefs in this temple are not in mint condition. So, if you're already feeling hot and stuffy, it's advisable to move on to the next temple on your itinerary.
Funded by the Aga Khan Trust, this park was created to make a leisure and recreational spot for residents and
tourists. With a dearth of green spaces in the city, Al Azhar is constantly buzzing with activity. Apart from ...
The Pyramid of Unas has a rather shambolic exterior that resembles a pile of dirt and rubble, but the interior
is rather elaborate. It contains the earliest known examples of Pyramid Texts in a pharaonic tomb. The Pyramid Texts ...
This church is dedicated to St. Shenuti who is the most famous of the Coptic saints. It was built in
the 7th Century, but underwent many changes since. At a certain point it was actually used as a mosque ...
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