- a village in central Egypt, on the Nile, N of Asyut: ancient cliff tombs.
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A celebrated scene in one of the tombs of Beni-Hasan illustrates what usually took place.
The tombs ranged along the mountain-side were, on the other hand, rock-cut, and similar to those at el-Bersheh and Beni-Hasan.
- a village in central Egypt, on the Nile, with cliff-cut tombs dating from 2000 bc
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