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Athribis

Site description: 

An extensive and significant Graeco-Roman town comprised of houses, workshops, public and private baths and cemeteries has been found. This site near Wannina, in the Sohag Governorate, excavated under Petrie, should not be confused with another Athribis in Lower Egypt (near Benha).

Type of site: 
Temples; town; cemeteries; monastery
Timeframe: 
tombs; temples; town (Graeco-Roman Period); cemeteries (Graeco-Roman Period); monastery (Late Antique Period)
Overlay map: 
Original excavator's map of Athribis superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015.
Excavation season: