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Tanis - Wikipedia


Tanis is a city in the north-eastern Nile Delta of Egypt. It is located on the Tanitic branch of the Nile which has long since silted up. Contents. [hide]. 1 History; 2 ...

TanisEgypt | Atlas Obscura


Discover Tanis in Egypt: The once great capital of Egypt now crumbles forward as evocative ruins.

"Lost City" of Tanis Found, but Often Forgotten -- National Geographic


Read about the lost city of Tanis, Egypt, and the treasures that archaeologists have discovered there in this article from National Geographic.

San el-Hagar (Tanis) | Egyptian Monuments


Mar 3, 2009 ... The Delta city of Tanis, modern San el-Hagar, was the Late Period capital of the 19th Lower Egyptian nome, having replaced Per-Rameses ...

Tanis | ancient city, Egypt | Britannica.com


Jun 28, 2013 ... Tanis, biblical Zoan, modern Ṣān al-Ḥajar al-Qibliyyah, ancient city in the Nile River delta, capital of the 14th nome (province) of Lower Egypt ...

Tool Marks and Construction in Ancient Tanis


(who reigned from 1064 to 1043 B.C.) made Tanis the Egyptian capital ..... With the help of a lever or a crow bar it allows the length of the stone to be wedged.

Eastern Delta - Al Rahalah


During the Twenty-second dynasty Tanis remained as Egypt's political capital ( though there ... Dumyat is also home to the resort Ras Al-Bar (Head of Land).

The Buried Cities of Ancient Egypt. - UPenn Digital Library


But if modern Egypt is so far away that it takes three weeks to get there, ..... The above is reduced from Mr. Petrie's large plan in "Tanis," Part I., showing the ..... iron, horses' bits, fragments of chain-work, iron bars, blacksmith's tools, and the like.

Great Sphinx of Tanis | Louvre Museum | Paris - Musée du Louvre


This is one of the largest sphinxes outside of Egypt. It was found in 1825 among the ruins of the Temple of Amun at Tanis (the capital of Egypt during the 21st ...

IBSS - Biblical Archaeology - Where is the Ark of the Covenant


When Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem, he carried off the treasures of ... Sheshonq I established Tanis as the capitol of Egypt. ..... There are several carvings of what seems to be cherubim that have been found (BAR 21:4, pp.36- 41).