Western Desert Oases Sights

Mut al-Kharab

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 02/23/2016

Fodor's Review

A red mound beyond the cemetery at the southwest corner of town marks the remains of an ancient city dedicated to the goddess Mut, consort of Amun. There's not much to see, but if you climb up to the top at sunset, you'll be rewarded with views of verdant fields, golden dunes, and farmers racing home on their donkey carts.

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Just west of Shar‘a al-Jomhuriya, Mut, New Valley, Egypt

Published 02/23/2016

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