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Dimai (Faiyum)

Alternative site names: 
Dime; Dimé; Dimeh; Dimè; Soknopaiou Nesos (ancient Greek)
Site description: 

The extensive town is surrounded by a mudbrick wall, which encloses the mudbrick houses and public buildings. The town also contains two temples dedicated to Soknopaios (a form of the crocodile god Sobek). These domestic structures contain a wide variety of artefacts including: fragmentary wall-paintings, pottery, agricultural equipment, fragmentary furniture, coins and papyri and ostraca in Demotic and Greek.

Type of site: 
Town
Timeframe: 
Town (Graeco-Roman Period)
Excavation season: