MEDINET MADI, the town of Amenemhat III: Its new life as archaeological park in Fayum

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The history of Medinet Madi “The city of the past” starts in the Middle Kingdom, in the beginning of the II millennium BCE, with the foundation, within anagricultural project in the Fayoum region, of a town called Dja, and the construction of atemple by Amenemaht III and Amenemaht IV dedicated to the cobra goddess Renenutetand the crocodile god “Sobek of Shedet” – patron of the entire region and its capitalShedet –“Horus who resides in Shedet”


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