Beni Hassan is a small village situated 21 km to the South of El Menya, it is opposite to the village of Abu Qerqas on the East bank of the Nile. The name of the village is derived from the name of the Beni Hassan Arabs who settled there during the 18th century. The village […]

Tomb of Bakhet Ill (BH15) Tomb number 15 is considered the earliest tomb open at the site of Beni Hassan. It dates back to the 11th Dynasty and it belongs to Bakhet III, the governor of the Oryx Nome during the later years of the 11th Dynasty, thus it dates back to the 2nd category. […]