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News: Egypt
View of the Tomb of Kheti in Beni Hassan necropolis.
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by Archaeology Newsroom

A virtual tour in the Tomb of Kheti

Ιn Beni Hassan Necropolis

Join today in a virtual tour in the tomb of Kheti in Beni Hassan necropolis by clicking the link below.

Beni Hasan is the modern name of an ancient Egyptian site around 20 kilometres south of al-Minya. It is a necropolis that formed in and around a hillside, in the upper parts of which were carved around 40 large tombs that date from the Sixth Dynasty (c.‪ 2345–2181‬ BC), toward the end of the Old Kingdom, to the Twelfth Dynasty (c. ‪1985–1795‬ BC), during the height of the Middle Kingdom. This is where the powerful administrators of the Oryx Nome (meaning “governorate”) and their descendants were buried.

Click here for the tour.

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1. Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities