About El Dakhla oasis

 El Dakhla Oasis (Egyptian Arabic: الداخلة, “the inner oasis”), is one of the seven oases of Egypt’s Western Desert. Dakhla Oasis lies in the New Valley Governorate, 350 km from the Nile and between the oases of Farafra and Kharga. It measures approximately 80 km from east to west and 25 km from north to south.The Arabic name of the oasis “the inner oasis” is a direct translation of its Coptic (Coptic: ϯⲟⲩⲁϩ ⲉⲧϩⲓϧⲟⲩⲛlit. ‘the oasis that is at the inward part’) and Greek (Ancient Greek: Ὄασις ἡ Ἐσωτέρω) names.

Deir el-Hagar

Deir el-Hagar, (Arabic: دير الحجر ‘Monastery of Stone’, ), is a Roman sandstone temple on the western edge of Dakhla Oasis, about 10 km from Qasr ad-Dachla . The Temple was erected during the reign of the Roman Emperor  Nero, and decorated during the time of Vespasian ,Titus  and Domitian. The temple was dedicated to the Theban triad, composed of  Amun-Ra,  Mut and  Khonsu, as well as to Seth , also the main deity of the region.                                                                                                                                                                                             Graffiti of Sarapammon with ram and baboon

Recent discoveries of El Dakhla oasis

First,In August 2017, archaeologists from the Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of five mud-brick tombs at Bir esh-Shaghala. Dating back nearly 2000 years. Second researchers also revealed worn masks gilded with gold. Several large jars and a piece of pottery with unsolved ancient Egyptian writing on it.

Also Some of the tombs are completely large containing several burial chambers. While one tomb has a roof built in the shape of a pyramid and some of them with vaulted roofs.