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Centuries: 12th century BC - 11th century BC - 10th century BC

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Passage through antiquity - The Boston Globe (2081 words)
Typical of the simple logic that prevailed in ancient Egypt, temples and monuments to the living are on the east bank, where the sun rises, while tombs and mortuary temples are on the west bank, where the sun sets.
Built by the Greeks during their period of control beginning in approximately 300 BC, all but the highest points were covered for centuries by sand, and eventually houses, until French archeologists discovered the site in the 19th century.
In one of the earliest examples of urban relocation in Egypt, new quarters were found for the residents of 550 houses to allow the excavation to proceed.
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