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Akhmim [anc. Egyp. Khent-Min; Gr. Chemmis; Lat. Panopolis]locked

  • Janice W. Yellin


Site of the capital of the 9th Upper Egyptian nome, 200 km north of Luxor, which flourished from Early Dynastic times to the Roman period (c. 2925 bcad 395). Apart from a few excavations during the 20th century, the ruins of the town, as well as temples and extensive cemeteries, have never been completely surveyed or excavated....

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