Things To Do In Akhmim
Major Activities In Akhmim
Akhmim was famed in antiquity textiles – one of its current weavers c ‘Manchester before history’. The tradition continues today and opposite the statue of Meret Amun, across from the post office, a green door leads to a small weaving factory.
Here you can see weavers at work and buy hand-woven silk and textiles straight from the bolt or pack ready-made tablecloths and serviettes.