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Hawara
(2016' N 3054'E)

Pyramid and temple (the 'Labyrinth') of Amenemhat III; cemetery of late Middle Kingdom (about 2025-1700 BC) to the Roman period.

Tombs of the Middle Kingdom represented in the Petrie Museum
A Late Period tomb

Roman tombs represented with objects in the Petrie Museum. In the Roman period Hawara became especially important. It seems to have functioned as the elite burial ground for people of the Fayum, in particular of Arsinoe (Medinet el-Fayum).

Hawara in the Roman Period

At Hawara Amenemhat III was worshipped as god: compare: offering table, stela

Distribution of finds from Hawara, Gerzeh and Memphis 1911 | Hawara on a map of Egypt


 

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