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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[]

Main article: Nome.

A nome is a subnational administrative division of Ancient Egypt.

Nomes of Upper Egypt[]

Nomes of Lower Egypt[]

Sites in Upper Egypt[]

Nome 1[]

Main article: Ta-Seti.

Nome 2[]

Main article: Wetjes-Hor.

Nome 3[]

Main article: Nekhen.

Nome 4[]

Main article: Waset.

Nome 5[]

Main article: Horwy.

Nome 6[]

Main article: Iqer.

Nome 7[]

Main article: Seshesh.

Nome 8[]

Main article: Ta-Wer.

Nome 9[]

Main article: Min (nome).
  • Panopolis Akhmim
    • el-Hawawish (necropolis)
  • Tripheion Naga Hamad
  • Bompae Sohag
  • Apollinariados Nesos
  • Itos Idfa
  • Psonis Bassuna

Nome 10[]

Main article: Wadjet (nome).

Nome 11[]

Main article: Sutekh.

Nome 12[]

Main article: Tuph.

Nome 13[]

Main article: Nedjefet-Khent.

Nome 14[]

Main article: Nedjefet-Pehut.
  • Cusae el-Qusiya
  • Skordion Dimshaw Hashim
  • Balot Manfalut

Nome 15[]

Main article: Wenet.
  • Hermopolis Magna el-Ashmunein
    • Tuna el-Gebel (necropolis)
  • Amarna/Akhetaten Tell el-Amarna
  • Antinoöpolis el-Sheikh Ibada
    • el-Sheikh Sa'id (necropolis)
    • Deir el-Bersha (necropolis)
  • Pesla Tell el-Hagg Qandil
  • Pentalis Bihdal
  • Kirka
  • Micholis Amshul
  • Tlethmis Itlidim
  • Theodosioupolis Taha el-Amida

Nome 16[]

Main article: Mahedj.
  • Menat-Khufu el-Minya
  • Alabastronpolis Kom el-Ahmar
    • Zawyet el-Maiyitin (site of small step-pyramid)
  • Herwer Hur
    • Speos Artemidos Istabl Antar (temple site)
    • Beni Hasan (necropolis)
  • Ereithis Rida

Nome 17[]

Main article: Anpu.

Nome 18[]

Main article: Nemty (nome).

Nome 19[]

Main article: Wabwy.
  • Oxyrhynchus el-Bahnasa
  • Sepermeru
  • Chysis Shusha
  • Senokomis Deir el-Sanquryia
  • Senekeleu Saqula
  • Psobthis Saft Abu Girg
  • Tholthis Talt wal-Quli'a
  • Tampemou Tanbu
  • Phthochis Abtuga
  • Seryphis Eshruba
  • Palosis Belhasa
  • Kerkehyris
  • Pela Bella el-Mustagadda'
  • Artapatou Epoikion Bartabat el-Gabal

Nome 20[]

Main article: Nehet-Khent.
  • Heracleopolis Magna Ihnasiya el-Medina
    • Dishasha (necropolis)
  • Per-Sekhemkheperre
  • Pois Bus
  • Tilothis/Neiloupolis el-Dallas
  • Pounamis Bahnamuh
  • Toi Tuwa
  • Busiris Abusir el-Malaq
  • Thmoinepsi Beni Suleiman el-Sharqiya
  • Korphotoi el-Gafadun
  • Psychis Absug
  • Tanchais Tansa el-Malaq
  • Tinteris Dandil
  • Hipponon Qarara
  • Machor
  • Kaine

Nome 21[]

Main article: Nehet-Pehut.
  • Crocodilopolis Medinet el-Faiyum
  • Merwer Kom Medinet Gurob (palace site)
  • Haueris Hawara
  • Tebtunis Tell Umm el-Baragat
  • Talithis Kom Talit
  • Kerkethoueris Kom el-Khamsin
  • Magdola Medinet Nehas
  • Kerkeosiris el-Gharak el-Sultani
  • Narmouthis Medinet Madi
  • Philagris Hamouli
  • Pisais Ibshaway
  • Polydeukeia Qasr el-Gebali
  • Theadelpheia Batn el-Harit
  • Euhemereia Qasr el-Banat
  • Philoteris Wadfa
  • Dionysias Qasr Qarun
  • Piamouei Biyahmou
  • Psenhyris
  • Metrodoron Kome Matir Taris
  • Philadelpheia Gharabet el-Gerza
  • Bakchias Kom el-Asl
  • Karanis Kom Aushim
  • Neiloupolis Qaret el-Rusas
  • Soknopaiou Nesos Dimeh es-Seba
  • el-Lahun (pyramid site with workmen's village)
  • Seila (pyramid site)

Nome 22[]

Main article: Maten.

Sites in Lower Egypt[]

Nome 1[]

Main article: Aneb-Hedj.
  • Memphis Mit Rahina
  • Itjtawy
  • Hypsele Bamha
  • Akanthopolis Kafr Ammar
  • Kerke Girza
  • Psophthis Saft el-Meidum
  • Paabeithis Bahbit
  • Panarachthis Barnasht
  • Pitos Kharabat Adwit
  • Semenou Horos

Nome 2[]

Main article: Khepesh.

Nome 3[]

Main article: Amentet.
  • Momemphis Kom el-Hisn
  • Alexandria
  • Rhacotis Alexandria
  • Taposiris Magna Abusir
  • Terenouthis Kom Abu Billo
  • Gynaikopolis
  • Naucratis Kom el-Geif
  • Canopus Abuqir (site partially submerged by the Mediterranean sea)
  • Menouthis (site submerged by the Mediterranean sea)
  • Heracleion/Thonis (site submerged by the Mediterranean sea)
  • Mareia
  • Psenemphaia Kom Truga

Nome 4[]

Main article: Nit-Resy.
  • Nikiou Zawyet Razin
  • Hatarbichis

Nome 5[]

Main article: Nit-Mehu.
  • Sais Sa el-Hagar
  • Buto Tell el-Fara'in
  • Therythis

Nome 6[]

Main article: Kaset.

Nome 7[]

Main article: Huyges-Amenteti.

Nome 8[]

Main article: Huyges-Iabeti.

Nome 9[]

Main article: Andjeti (nome).

Nome 10[]

Main article: Kaqem.

Nome 11[]

Main article: Kaheseb.

Nome 12[]

Main article: Ka-Tjeb.
  • Sebennytos Samannud
  • Pachnemounis Kom el-Khanziri
  • Isieion Behbeit el-Hagar

Nome 13[]

Main article: Heqa-Andju.
  • Heliopolis Cairo
  • Leontopolis Tell el-Yahudiya
  • Babylon Misr el-Qadima
  • Skenai Shibin el-Qanatir

Nome 14[]

Main article: Khent-Iabet.

Nome 15[]

Main article: Djehuty (nome).

Nome 16[]

Main article: Hatmehit (nome).
  • Mendes Tell el-Rub'a
  • Thmouis Tell Timai
  • Panephysis el-Manzala
  • Perkoinis
  • Phernouphis Tell Tebilla

Nome 17[]

Main article: Behdet.

Nome 18[]

Main article: Amti-Khent.

Nome 19[]

Main article: Amti-Pehut.

Nome 20[]

Main article: Sopdu (nome).

Sites in Nubia[]

Main article: Nubia.

Between 1st and 2nd cataract[]

Main article: Triakontaschoinos.
  • New Kalabsha (modern site for various temples)
  • Wadi es-Sabua (local temple and modern site of el-Dakka temple)
  • Debod (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to Madrid)
  • Tzitzis Qertassi (site submerged in Lake Nasser, kiosk moved to New Kalabsha)
  • Taphis Tafeh (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to Leiden)
  • Beit el-Wahli (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to New Kalabsha)
  • Talmis Bab el-Kalabsha (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to New Kalabsha)
  • Tutzis Dendur (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to New York)
  • Gerf Hussein (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to New Kalabsha)
  • Pselchis el-Dakka (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to Wadi es-Sabua)
  • Contra-Pselchis Quban (fortress and temple submerged in Lake Nasser)
  • Karanog
  • Aniba
  • Hierasykaminos el-Maharraqa
  • Primis Qasr Ibrim
  • el-Lessiya (site submerged in Lake Nasser, temple moved to Turin)
  • Toshka
  • Abu Simbel (temples of Ramesses II and Nefertari)
  • Gebel Adda (temple of Horemheb)
  • Pachoras Faras
  • Buhen (fortress)
  • Kor (fortress)
  • Dorginarti (fortress)

Between 2nd and 3rd cataract[]

  • Mirgissa (fortress)
  • Dabenarti (fortress)
  • Askut (fortress)
  • Shalfak (fortress)
  • Uronarti (fortress)
  • Semna (fortress)
  • Kumma (fortress)
  • Amara
  • Saï Island
  • Sedeinga
  • Soleb

Between 3rd and 4th cataract[]

  • Dongola
  • Kerma
  • Tombos
  • Kawa
  • el-Kurru
  • Napata
  • Gebel Barkal
  • Nuri

Between 4th and 5th cataract[]

  • Abu Hamed
  • Kurgus

Between 5th and 6th cataract[]

Sites in Egypt outside the Nile Valley[]

Sinai[]

Main article: Sinai.
  • Ostrakine Gazirat el-Felusiyat
  • Rinokoloura el-Arish
  • Serabit el-Khadim (quarry)
  • Wadi Magharah (quarry)
  • Wadi Nasb (quarry)

Kharga Oasis[]

Main article: Kharga Oasis.
  • Hibis el-Bakawat
  • Kysis Kasr Dush

Dakhla Oasis[]

Main article: Dakhla Oasis.
  • Mothis Mut el-Kharab
  • Kellis Ismant el-Kharab
  • Trimithis Amheida

Siwa Oasis[]

Main article: Siwa Oasis.
  • Ammonos Hieron Siwa

Bahariya Oasis[]

Main article: Bahariya Oasis.
  • Oasis Mikra Bahariya

Eastern Desert[]

Main article: Eastern Desert.
  • Phoinikon Laqeita
  • Hatnub (quarry)
  • Mons Porphyrites Jabal Abu Dukhkhan (quarry)
  • Mons Claudianus (quarry)
  • Mons Ophiates (quarry)
  • Tiberiane (quarry)

Red Sea Coast[]

See also: Red Sea.
  • Clysma Suez
  • Arsinoë
  • Myos Hormos Quseir el-Kadim
  • Berenice Troglodytica Bender el-Kebir
  • Ptolemais Theron
  • Arsinoë Epideires
  • Berenice Epideires

Mediterranean Coast[]

See also: Mediterranean Sea.
  • Paraitonion Mersa Matruh
  • Zawyet Umm el-Rakham

Libyan colonial sites[]

Main article: Libya.

Cyrenaica[]

Main article: Cyrenaica.
  • Cyrene Shahhat
  • Ptolemais Tolmeita
  • Euesperides/Berenice Benghazi
  • Teuchira/Arsinoë Tocra
  • Apollonia Susa

Levantine sites[]

Main article: Levant.

Canaan[]

Main article: Canaan.
  • Raphia Rafah
  • Yursa Tell Jemmeh
  • Gaza
  • Tell el-Ajjul
  • Tell el-Far'ah
  • Ashkelon
  • Ashdod
  • Gath
  • Jericho
  • Jerusalem
  • Gezer
  • Hazor
  • Beit She'an
  • Shunem Sulam
  • Megiddo Tel Megiddo
  • Lachish Tel Lachish
  • Shechem Tell Balata
  • En Esur Tel Esur
  • En Besor
  • Tel Erani
  • Tel Arad
  • Tel Michal
  • Tel Nagila
  • Tel Rehov
  • Tel Dor
  • Acre Tel Akko
  • Tyre
  • Sidon
  • Beirut
  • Byblos
  • Tripoli

Upe[]

  • Damascus

Beqaa Valley[]

  • Kumidi Kamid el-Loz
  • Baalbek
  • Labweh

Amurru[]

  • Sumur
  • Kadesh
  • Qatna
  • Tunip
  • Dapur
  • Arwad
  • Hamath
  • Riblah
  • Irqata
  • Niya
  • Ugarit
  • Alalakh
  • Aleppo
  • Emar
  • Karkemish
  • Palmyra

See also[]

Bibliography[]

  • Baines, J./Málek, J., 2002: Atlas of Ancient Egypt, America University in Cairo Press.

External links[]

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