Umm el-Baragat (Tebtunis)
Tebtunis was a city located in the present-day village of Tell Umm el-Baragat, in the Al Fayyum Governorate. The town was also known as Theodosiopolis during the Greco-Roman period. Tebtunis was founded around 1800 B.C. by the Twelfth Dynasty Pharaoh Amenemhat III. The town flourished during the Ptolemaic period and is famous for the many papyri in Demotic and Greek found there.
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