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Lahun

Alternative site names: 
el-Lahun; el Lahun; el-Lahoun; el Lahoun; Lahun; el-Lahun; el-Illahun; Kahun; Kahoun; Ptolemaios Hormos (ancient Greek); Ptolemais Hormou
Arabic site names: 
اللاهون
Type of site: 
Pyramid; mastabas; cemeteries; town; monestary
Timeframe: 
Pyramid (12th Dynasty);town (Middle Kingdom); mastabas (12th Dynasty); cemeteries (Middle Kingdom-Late Antique Period); town (Middle Kingdom); monestary (Late Antique Period)
Overlay map: 
Original excavator's map of the archaeological features at Lahun superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015.
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