Sharuna

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Sharuna
Sharuna is located in Egypt
Sharuna
Sharuna
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 28°34′N 30°51′E / 28.567°N 30.850°E / 28.567; 30.850
Country  Egypt
Governorate Minya
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Sharuna was a settlement in Ancient Egypt, located east of the Nile, almost opposite of Per Medjed. The modern village that stands at this site is called el-Kom el-Ahmar Sawaris. It is within the boundaries of the modern Al Minya Governorate.

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Some of the old city's remains can be still found today. These include tombs of the late Old Kingdom, as well as the remains of a destroyed Ptolemaic temple.

Coordinates: 28°34′N 30°51′E / 28.567°N 30.850°E / 28.567; 30.850