Sites & cities that bear the name of Sumenu


First trace of activity : ca. 22nd century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Recorded names : Smenu, S(w)mnw, Imiotru, ʼIwmìtrw, Crocodilopolis, Κροκοδείλων πόλις

Description : Sumenu or Smenu (Egyptian: S(w)mnw) was an ancient Egyptian town located in Upper Egypt. It housed the most prominent early-Middle Kingdom sanctuary of the crocodile-god Sobek.

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