Ancient Asyut (Akhmim) in Egypt
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Ancient Asyut (Akhmim)

An archaeological site near this city disclosed a Predynastic culture named the Badarian. It is the oldest predynastic culture in southern Egypt flourishing between 4300 and 3800 BC although it began at least 5000 BC. Asyut is the largest town in Upper Egypt and lies about 234 miles south of Cairo. It is an old city which was first settled in pharaonic times and was the capital of the Thirteenth Nome of Upper Egypt and named Syut .....

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Egyptian Monuments (Su Bayfield)

Miho Museum: Statuette of Wepay probably from Asyut in the 12th Dynasty (19th century BC)

Asyut: Middle Kingdom (circa 2025-1700 BC (Digital Egypt for Universities)

Asyut: Egyptian Ministry of Tourism

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