Mons Claudianus

Mons Claudianus was a Roman quarry in the eastern desert of . It consisted of a garrison, a quarrying site, and civilian and workers' quarters. Granodiorite was mined for the Roman Empire where it was used as a building material.
26.8092° or 26° 48' 33.1" north
33.4869° or 33° 29' 12.9" east
Open Location Code
731 metres (2,398 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: معبد قلديانوس
  • Arabic: مونس كلاوديانوس
  • Arabic: مونس كلوديانوس
  • Dutch: Mons Claudianus
  • French: Mons Claudianus
  • German: Mons Claudianus
  • Greek: Μονς Κλαουντιάνους
  • Italian: Mons Claudianus
  • Latin: Mons Claudianus
  • Romanian: Mons Claudianus
  • Ma`bad Qilidyanus
  • Ma‘bad Qilidyānūs
  • Qilidyānūs Temple

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