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Fort Faras?

 
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:39 am    Post subject: Fort Faras? Reply with quote

I was watching some tv show about Lake Nasser not too long ago and they named Fort Faras. What fort was this?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Faras is a settlement in Nubia. For instance King Tutankhamen had a temple there.

There's a little blurb here on touregypt:
http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/losttemples.htm

Tutankhamen's Viceroy of Nubia - Huy - built a temple and settlement there. I believe this is recorded in Huy's tomb in Thebes?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

so either Tutankhamun or Rameses removed blocks from Buhen
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wouldn't surprise me
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