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Title: MEDINET MADI, the town of Amenemhat III: Its new life as archaeological park in Fayum
Author(s): EddaBresciani, Antonio Giammarusti
Journal: SHEDET(Annual Peer-Reviewed Journal Issued By The Faculty Of Archaeology, Fayoum University)
Issue: 1 Date: 2014
Pages: 1-9
Cite as: EddaBresciani, Antonio Giammarusti. (2014). MEDINET MADI, the town of Amenemhat III: Its new life as archaeological park in Fayum. SHEDET(Annual Peer-Reviewed Journal Issued By The Faculty Of Archaeology, Fayoum University), 1 (2014) pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.36816/shedet.001.08


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MEDINET MADI, the town of Amenemhat III: Its new life as archaeological park in Fayum


EddaBresciani, Antonio Giammarusti


The history of MedinetMadi “The city of the past” starts in the MiddleKingdom, in the beginning of the II millennium BCE, with the foundation, within anagricultural project in the Fayoum region, of a town called Dja, and the construction of atemple by Amenemaht III and Amenemaht IV dedicated to the cobra goddess Renenutetand the crocodile god “Sobek of Shedet” – patron of the entire region and its capitalShedet –“Horus who resides in Shedet”

 




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