Egypt Picture - Delta City of Tanis

Delta City of Tanis

Delta City of Tanis


Will Schenck


Delta City of Tanis


The Delta city of Tanis (modern San el-Hagar), capital of the 21st Dynasty kings. Tanis was embellished with artifacts and monuments taken from other, more ancient sites, including Per-Ramesse, the Delta city built by Ramesses II. The kings of Tanis were buried in the precincts of the Mut temple.

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Last Updated: June 28th, 2011