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On the west bank of the Nile 272 km upriver from Philae. A fair-sized settlement, occupied from Meroitic until Classic Christian times. Excavated by the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition in 1962. Extensive cemeteries were excavated by a German expedition a generation earlier.

Sources: For the settlement, Trigger 1967. For the cemeteries, Junker 1925.

(Contributed by William Y. Adams.)