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List of ancient Egyptian sites

This is a list of ancient Egyptian sites, throughout all of Egypt and Nubia. Sites are listed by their classical name whenever possible, if not by their modern name, and lastly with their ancient name if no other is available.

Nomes

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The nomes of Ancient Egypt, in lower Egypt
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The nomes of Ancient Egypt, in upper Egypt

A nome is a subnational administrative division of Ancient Egypt.

Lower Egypt

Upper Egypt

  • Nome 1: Land of the arch or To Khentit: the frontier (Ta-Seti)
  • Nome 2: Throne of Horus
  • Nome 3: The rural (Shrine)
  • Nome 4: The sceptre
  • Nome 5: The two falcons
  • Nome 6: The crocodile
  • Nome 7: Sistrum
  • Nome 8: Great lands
  • Nome 9: Minu (Min)
  • Nome 10: Cobra
  • Nome 11: The Set animal (Seth)
  • Nome 12: Viper mountain
  • Nome 13: Upper pomegranate tree (Upper Sycamore and Viper)
  • Nome 14: Lower pomegranate tree (Lower Sycamore and Viper)
  • Nome 15: Hare
  • Nome 16: Oryx
  • Nome 17: The black dog (Jackal)
  • Nome 18: Falcon with spread wings (Nemty)
  • Nome 19: The pure sceptre (Two Sceptres)
  • Nome 20: Upper laurel (Southern Sycamore)
  • Nome 21: Lower laurel (Northern Sycamore)
  • Nome 22: Knife

Lower Egypt (The Nile Delta)

Middle Egypt

The area from about Al Fayyum to Asyut is usually referred to as Middle Egypt.

Upper Egypt

Northern Upper Egypt

Southern Upper Egypt

Lower Nubia

Upper Nubia

The Oases and Mediterranean coast

Sinai

Eastern Desert

Notes and references

Bibliography