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Volume 4 ,issue 1 | Winter and Spring 2014 | Pages : 65-75

THE NBWY THE CITY OF OUADJET AT BENI-SWEIF

Document Type: Original article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2018.7275

pages: 65-75

Authors:
Gharib, Kh.
Asses. Prof. Egyptology dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo Univ., Giza, Egypt

Abstract:
This research addresses a study for Nbwy site (its recent location is Belifia village in the south of Beni Suef), it forms a part of the 20th nome of Upper Egypt. The oldest discoveries in this site back to the Middle Kingdom, where remains of a temple were found, which may have been the beginning of worship of goddess Ouadjet in the site. The site has been mentioned in many sources without mentioning its exact location until the discovery of monuments in the site and it nearby sites allowed to specify the location of the site and its importance. Ouadjet was worshipped as the mistress of Nbwy beside Hershef. The most important priest of Ouadjet in Nbwy was PA xa s who was one of the leaders of Ptolemaic army. His main title was priest of Ouadjet the mistress of Nbwy. In Arab sources the site was mentioned as a part of the city of Ehnasya

Keywords:
Nbwy; Beni Suef; Habachi; PA xAa.s; Abydos

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