Fayoum obelisk was created in the honor of the King Senusert the first of the twelfth Dynasty and stands now Northern Entrance to Madinet El Fayoum, Moved from its former site in the village of Abgig in 1972, Although it is called an obelisk, It is formed is more than of a stela, An obelisk is tall,
Waterweels in Fayoum
The waterwheels in Fayoum are among the most interesting ancient sites in Fayoum, Over 200 of them straddles the Canals, Unique to the area , the wooden wheels are driven by fast-moving water of the Canals and were introduced into Fayoum during the Ptolemaic times
Top10 Attractions in Fayoum oasis
Discover top 10 attractions in Fayoum oasis, Things to do, places to visit, The Fayoum, located less than a hundred kilometres from Cairo and with its rich heritage of flora and fauna and archaeology, is one of the most beautiful and fertile regions of Egypt.
the temple of Madinet Madi in El Fayoum
The temple was originally built in the 12th dynasty by Kings Amenemhat III and IV. It was then restored during the 19th dynasty. During the Ptolemaic period, many additions have been established to the northern and the southern sides of the Middle Kingdom temple (Bresciani, 1980)