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Alternative site names: 
el-Badari; el Badari
Arabic site names: 
Site description: 

The toponyme refers to a large area of cemeteries that includes the sites of Qau el-Kebir, Badari, Mostagedda, Hemamieh, and Matmar. There were some 7000 tombs excavated across the site.

Type of site: 
Cemeteries, temple, settlement
Cemeteries (Badarian, Naqada, Predynastic Period, Old Kingdom, First Intermediate Period, Middle Kingdom); Temple (Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom); settlement (Predynastic).
Excavation season: