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Location: Helwan Governorate, Southeast of Cairo. (According to the Egyptian government)

Note: The village was belong to Giza Governorate and after calling a new governorate Helwan, the village became belong to Helwan Governorate. Atfih is located about 2 miles east of the Nile river and near the Fayoum Oasis. The Egyptian name is Tp-yhwt, or 'the first of the cows' referring to Hathor. This became Petpeh in Coptic, which in Arabic is Atfih.

History: Apparently there is an animal necropolis and some Greek era family tombs. Also Sepulchers of cows in huge limestone tombs, but these may not be open to the public yet.

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