Kom al-Ahmar Necropolis

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The Kom al-Ahmar Necropolis is a necropolis in the southern area of Nekhen, Egypt. Its discovery, by a joint USEgyptian team, was announced on April 21, 2005. The complex dates to the Amratian culture around 3600 BC.[1]


  1. ^ "Ancient necropolis found in Egypt". BBC News. April 21, 2005. Archived from the original on April 22, 2005. 

Coordinates: 25°05′12″N 32°46′21″E / 25.0866°N 32.7726°E / 25.0866; 32.7726