Atfih in Egypt


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. There is little historical here to see. 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.

Return to Destinations Page

Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.