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Taposiris Magna
Taposiris Magna Temple

North View of the Temple of Osiris at Taposiris Magna.©

Location Abusir
Coordinates 30°56′46.2″N 29°31′7.3″E
Region Lower Egypt
Nome Amentet
Founder Ptolemy II
Founded ca. 275 BCE
Main deities Osiris, Isis
Monuments Temple of Osiris, Lighthouse

Taposiris Magna (modern: Abusir) is an Ancient Egyptian city in Lower Egypt, located west of the Nile Delta between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mareotis, just west of Alexandria. Taposiris Magna was governed under Amentet, the third nome of Lower Egypt.

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