Archaeological Sites in Western Desert Oases

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Archaeological Sites in Western Desert Oases

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Aghurmi
This was the first fortified settlement in the oasis, built on...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Siwa
 
Al-Muzawaka
While the two vividly painted Roman-era tombs that made this...
Archaeological Sites, Cemeteries Al-Qasr
 
Ancient Rock Inscriptions
A collection of inscriptions on a sandstone outcrop just off...
Archaeological Sites Bashindi
 
Bagawat Necropolis
Hundreds of mud-brick chapels spill over the crest of a hill...
Archaeological Sites, Cemeteries Qasr al-Kharga
 
Deir al-Ghanayim
Also known simply as Al-Deir (which means "the monastery"), this...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Deir al-Kashef
The mud-brick monastery overlooks one of the most important caravan...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Fortress of Nadura
On a desert hill east of the main road to Asyut is this Roman...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Jebal al-Mawta
The conical hill just north of town is honeycombed with tombs...
Archaeological Sites Siwa
 
Mut al-Kharab
A red mound beyond the cemetery at the southwest corner of town...
Archaeological Sites Mut
 
Qasr al-Dush
The legend that the temple here was covered in gold conveys the...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Qasr al-Ghueita
A Persian temple built on an earlier pharaonic site and continued...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Qasr al-Labeka
The Roman mud-brick fortress, which was built between the 3rd...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Qasr al-Zayyan
The temple at Qasr al-Zayyan is dedicated to the local deity...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
 
Qilaa al-Dabba
These small mastaba tombs are significant in that their discovery...
Archaeological Sites Balat
 
Shali
Siwans once inhabited a fortified settlement at Aghurmi, just...
Archaeological Sites Siwa
 
Temple of Ain al-Muftillah
Once thought to be four separate chapels, this temple was built...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Bawiti
 
Temple of Alexander the Great
Surrounding this desolate ruin made of sandstone are more ruins...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Bawiti
 
Temple of Hibis
This temple is one of only a handful of surviving Persian monuments...
Archaeological Sites Qasr al-Kharga
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