El Araba El Madfuna

El Araba El Madfuna
El Araba El Madfuna is located in Egypt
El Araba El Madfuna
El Araba El Madfuna
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 26°10′30″N 31°54′40″E / 26°10′30″N 31°54′40″E / 26.17500; 31.91111
Country Egypt
GovernorateSohag
Time zoneEST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST)+3 (UTC)

El Araba El Madfuna (Arabic: العربة المدفونةal-ʿarabä al-madfūnä, meaning 'the Buried Cart', also known as Arabet Abydos) is a town in Egypt. It is located south of Sohag.

Overview

This town is located in the territory of the present-day ancient Egyptian town of Abydos.[1] Tourists often visit the site to see the ruins of the temples of Seti I and Ramesses II, although a large number of other ruins and monuments are also located nearby, ranging from Pre-Dynastic through early Christian to Islamic and modern times.