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Tanis

[ tey-nis ]

noun

  1. an ancient city in Lower Egypt, in the Nile delta.


Tanis

/ ˈteɪnɪs /

noun

  1. an ancient city located in the E part of the Nile delta: abandoned after the 6th century ad ; at one time the capital of Egypt Biblical nameZoan


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So the last growth band in the Tanis fossils points to these fish having died before summer.

One site that preserves evidence of these disturbances is the Tanis event deposit, which lies within the fossil-rich Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota.

The finding comes from a new analysis of the bones of ancient fish entombed at an extraordinary site dubbed Tanis in southwestern North Dakota, the researchers report February 23 in Nature.

The latest evidence comes from a site called Tanis, located in the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota.

In a 2019 paper, DePalma and his colleagues argued that Tanis captured the moment of the asteroid’s impact, due to three factors.

Rameses and Pithon were called treasure-cities, the site of the latter having been lately discovered, to the east of Tanis.

At Mellawee, and at Tamoof Tanis, superior mounds, but no ruins.

Ten obelisks, the work of the same monarch, lie buried at Tanis, the ancient Zoan.

Like so many other things from Tanis, this sphinx must date from a Pharaoh of the thirteenth dynasty.

The excavations at Tanis have helped us to understand many things upon which our information had been and still is very imperfect.

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