Sites & cities that bear the name of Semabehdet


Today in : Egypt
First trace of activity : ca. 25th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 6th century C.E
Recorded names : Behdet, Paiuenamun, Diospolis Inferior, Tell el-Balamun, ⲡⲟⲩⲛⲉⲙⲟⲩ

Description : Tell el-Balamun (Coptic: ⲡⲟⲩⲛⲉⲙⲟⲩ), first known as Smabehdet, is an ancient city in Egypt dating from 2400 BC. It was once a port city on an estuary of the Nile, but is now inland of the Mediterranean Sea. In Classical times it was known as Diospolis Inferior. It has a complex of temples.

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