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  1. Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Situated on the east bank of the Nile, it was known in antiquity as Kaine and Maximianopolis.
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    • country: Egypt
  2. Qena a.k.a. Qena Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. Located in the southern part of the country, it covers a stretch of the Nile valley. Its capital is the city of Qena.

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Google previewDK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Cairo & The Nile (2013)

by DK

NW of Luxor - Open 8am—5pm 0 Adm E Dendara Just outside Qena is a well—preserved, large Graeco—Roman temple dedicated to Hathor. It is one of the most intact temples in ...

Google previewThe Book of Opening the Mouth: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals) (2014)

The Egyptian Texts with English Translations by E. A. Wallis Budge

The qena is a kind of covering of the breast which was attached to the shoulders with loops, and reached nearly to the waist; apparently it was ornamented with metal inlaid with coloured paste or stones. Text: 50. The Sem shall stand up, and ...

Google previewGreat Warm Deserts of the World (2002)

Landscapes and Evolution by Andrew Goudie

The south-trending Wadi Qena is a relict of this time and this helps to explain its curious directional geometry with respect to ...

Google previewSand Transport and Desertification in Arid Lands (1990)

Proceedings of the International Workshop by F El-Baz, M H A Hassan, I A El-Tayeb

Qena is a city in Upper Egypt. Eastern and western hills overlook it. Winds are very slow most of the year. Temperature is very high in summer and low in winter.

Google previewEgypt (2003)

by Dan Richardson

Qena is a hub ot transport connections tor the Nile Valley and the Red Sea Coast . There are no restrictions on foreigners using a/c Superjets to Cairo (7am & 8pm; £E25), Hurghada (£18) and Suez (££41), or the six ordinary- buses to ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa (1994)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

(Qena,. Egypt). Location: On west bank of the Upper Nile River, opposite Luxor, in a bay in the cliffs that contain the royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings (Biban el Molouk) in Thebes. Description: Site of two destroyed Ramesside temples, the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Air Intelligence (2009)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

The objective was to transport a team of Green Berets from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, via Frankfurt to Qena in Egypt. At the appointed hour, they would be flown in six C-130s to Masirah, a British airbase off the coast of Oman in the Persian ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

r Cervix 'b-D ~~ P Subocular suture In - _ \_ os' qena ...

Google previewWorld Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary

Pnteamc Qena Bay of Bengal ; temple of Vishnu containing idol of Jagannath ; great car festival (held annually) formerly associated with cruel rites. Pop. 39,ooo. Puteanx (poo-m), tn., Seine, France, on R. Seine, 7 m. w. of Paris, of which it is a ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2013)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Itwasthe siteof the ancient capitalof the sixth Upper Egyptian nome,located near modem Qena, close tothe mouthof theWadi Hanunamat route tothe Red Sea, making itan important center inDynastic times.The Dendera necropolis of mastaba ...

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