The red219 granite from the steps of Syene is in the pyramids and all the mighty monuments of the Nile valley.
The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman.
Syene was one of the bases used by Eratosthenes in his calculations for the measurement of the earth.
The material of which the obelisks are made is the granite of Syene.
And the beak of the Ibis points it not to Syene, Nubia, and a world unknown?
This is a pseudo-Egyptian obelisk, cut by the Romans in the quarry of Syene.
Elephantine already possessed an entrenched camp which commanded the rapids and the land route from Syene to Philo.
It is the ancient Syene, and is the real quarrying ground of Egypt.
Syene itself is situated about midway between these places, consequently from thence to Meroe is a distance of 5000 stadia.
Syene is a city situated on the borders of Ethiopia and Egypt.
opening (Ezek. 29:10; 30:6), a town of Egypt, on the borders of Ethiopia, now called Assouan, on the right bank of the Nile, notable for its quarries of beautiful red granite called "syenite." It was the frontier town of Egypt in the south, as Migdol was in the north-east.