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017450

The Two-Dog Palette from the Main Deposit found in the Hierakonpolis Temple enclosure. (Ashmolean Museum)Kom el-Ahmar, classical Hierakonpolis or ancient Nekhen is one of the most important Predynastic and Early Dynastic settlement areas of the Nile valley and the largest Predynastic site still extant in Egypt. It lies on the opposite (west) bank to El-Kab or ancient Nekheb its sister city and predates Nekheb as the capital of the third Nome of ancient Egypt.ca. 3100 B.C.

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The Two-Dog Palette from the Main Deposit found in the Hierakonpolis Temple enclosure. (Ashmolean Museum)Kom el-Ahmar, classical Hierakonpolis or ancient Nekhen is one of the most important Predynastic and Early Dynastic settlement areas of the Nile valley and the largest Predynastic site still extant in Egypt. It lies on the opposite (west) bank to El-Kab or ancient Nekheb its sister city and predates Nekheb as the capital of the third Nome of ancient Egypt.ca. 3100 B.C.