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Nome of Egypt
Mahedj
"Oryx"
UEN16
Region Upper Egypt
Capital Menat-Khufu
Other sites Herwer, Alabastronpolis, Akoris,
Speos Artemidos, Beni Hasan,
Zawyet el-Maiyitin
Main deities Horus

Mahedj (ancient Egypt mḥḏ, "Oryx") was the sixteenth nome of Upper Egypt. The nome's capital city was Menat-Khufu. An important necropolis was situated at Beni Hasan, while another at Zawyet el-Maiyitin has a small step-pyramid from the 3rd Dynasty.

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