The Nile Valley and Luxor Sights

al-Ashmunayn (Hermopolis)

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 09/23/2015

Fodor's Review

The site features a late-Roman basilica, the only surviving large building of its kind in Egypt, as well as a giant statue (one of a pair) of the god Thoth in the guise of a baboon. A large New Kingdom temple to Thoth, god of Ashmunayn, used to stand at the site but is pretty much invisible today.

Sight Information




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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8–5

Published 09/23/2015


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