Hebenu is an Ancient Egyptian city. It was the early capital of the 16th Upper Egyptian Nome. The modern village of Kom el Ahmar (Minya Governorate) is built on the site where the ancient city stood.

Hebenu
Hebenu is located in Egypt
Hebenu
Hebenu
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 28°03′N 30°50′E / 28.050°N 30.833°E / 28.050; 30.833
Country Egypt
GovernorateMinya Governorate
Time zoneUTC+2 (EST)
Hebenu in hieroglyphs
HbN35
W24 V1
O49

Ḥbnw

LiteratureEdit

  • Hans Bonnet: Hebenu in: Lexikon der ägyptischen Religionsgeschichte. Hamburg 2000, ISBN 3-937872-08-6, p. 284. (in German)
  • Farouk Gomaa: Die Besiedlung Ägyptens während des Mittleren Reiches, 1. Oberägypten und das Fayyum. Wiesbaden 1986, ISBN 3-88226-279-6, p. 319–321. (in German)
  • Rainer Hannig: Großes Handwörterbuch Ägyptisch-Deutsch: (2800-950 v. Chr.). By Zabern, Mainz 2006, ISBN 3-8053-1771-9, p. 1172. (in German)

Coordinates: 28°03′N 30°50′E / 28.050°N 30.833°E / 28.050; 30.833