The Black Desert consists of mountains formed primarily of numerous volcanoes and small black stones. However, these rocks lay on an orange-brown background. It is situated to the North of the White Desert, the Black Desert is closer to Bahareya than Farafra; approximately 50 km to the South of Bawiti. There is the English Mountain […]

The Valley of the Golden Mummies is a huge burial site at Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, dating to the Greco-Roman period. It was discovered by Mr. Zahi Hawas in 1996, it is located 6 kilometers to the Southwest of Bawiti, the largest city of the Bahareya Oasis. He discovered more than […]

It is a depression and oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. It is approximately 370 km away from Cairo. The name Bahareya was likely derived from the word Bahr, which means the sea in Arabic. The word more specifically referred to the Mediterranean Sea. The oasis also contains a number of springs and mountains […]

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