Today the name of a on the on the edge of the desert, south of and opposite . The cemetery and have been preserved.

No ancient author mentions it. in 1912 noted the church and its titular, the archangel Michael, in his list of the (1912, p. 217, no. 21). This church is an attractive modern four-column building probably of the late eighteenth century, with walled-up columns and stuccoed capitals.

A little farther to the north some quarries fitted up as cells and containing and a prayer niche are noted by (1908, p. 161).


  • Clark, S. Christian Antiquities in the . London, 1912. , G. “Note sur Khawaled.” Annales du Service des Antiquités de l’Egypte 9 (1908): 161.

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