Bacchis (Faiyum)

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The town of Bacchis was founded in the Ptolemaic Period but overlays an earlier prehistoric settlement as suggested by the material culture. The settlement was constructed from mud-brick and was an agricultural administrative centre before being abandoned in the 4 th century CE. The objects recovered include domestic goods, furniture, and papyri. 

Type of site: 
Temples; town; tombs
Temples (Graeco-Roman Period); town (Graeco-Roman Period); tombs (Graeco-Roman Period).
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