Abu Mena


The church, baptistry, basilicas, public buildings, streets, monasteries, houses and workshops in this early Christian holy city were built over the tomb of the martyr Menas of Alexandria, who died in 296 C.E.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Abu Mena," in Smarthistory, May 27, 2021, accessed May 18, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/abu-mena/.