Tukh el-Qaramus

Alternative site names: 
Tukh el-Qaramus; Tukh el Qaramus; Tukh el Karmus
Site description: 

The fortified town was intended to protect Egypt’s north-eastern frontier and appears to have been re-established several times. There are 18th Dynasty tombs but much of the settlement activity appears to have occurred in the Third Intermediate Period and later. An early Ptolemaic treasure horde was recovered from the temple. There a numerous mudbrick structures including domestic architecture at the site.  

Type of site: 
Temple; town; fort; tombs
Temple (Graeco-Roman Period); town (New Kingdom, Third Intermediate Period-Graeco-Roman Period); fort (Third Intermediate Period-Graeco-Roman Period); tombs (New Kingdom).
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