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Site description: 

The Aswan region was a major source of granite and quarries were located on both sides of the Nile. There are unfinished monuments that were abandoned in the quarrying process and there are a large number of inscriptions which include records of quarrying, military expeditions, personal records of local officials, and dedications to local deities.

Architectural remains include the temple of Isis, dating from the reign of Ptolemy III (246-222 BCE) and Ptolemy IV (221-204 BCE) and a Byzantine town wall. 

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