Sites & cities that bear the name of Akhmim


First trace of activity : ca. 14th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : ipw, Ipu, Apu, Khent-min, Khent-Menou, Khmin, Shmin, Khemmis, Chemmis, Panopolis, ϣⲙⲓⲛ, Shmin, ⲭⲙⲓⲛ, Kmin, Khmin, ⲭⲙⲓⲙ, Kmim, Khmim, أخميم‎

Description : Akhmim (Arabic: أخميم‎, pronounced [ʔæxˈmiːm]; from Egyptian: Khent-min ; Sahidic Coptic: ϣⲙⲓⲛ Shmin) is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.

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