Al Fayyum

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Al Fay·yum

 (ăl′ fā-o͞om′, fī-, äl′)
A city of northern Egypt on the Nile River south-southwest of Cairo. The surrounding area is rich in archaeological remains.
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According to the dendrogram, not all the Egyptian individuals have direct relationships with local geographic pattern as some individuals from distant localities were clustered together: Cluster (2) Ash Sharqiyah, Aswan and Bani Suwayf; Cluster (3) Al Qalyubiyah, Al Wadi al Jadid and Ash Sharqiyah; Cluster (4) Al Fayyum and Iskandariyah (Fig.