Armant is a city located approximately 12 miles south of Thebes. It turned into an important Middle Kingdom town, which was enlarged throughout the 18th Dynasty. It is positioned today inside the Luxor Governorate at the west financial institution of the Nile. Montu became an Egyptian god whose name method "nomad". Montu become associated with raging bulls, energy and struggle. He turned into additionally said to manifest himself in a white bull with a black face, which changed into referred to as the Bakha.
Egypt's best wellknown-kings referred to as themselves Mighty Bulls, the sons of Montu. In the famous narrative of the Battle of Kadesh, Ramesses II become stated to have seen the enemy and "raged at them like Montu, Lord of Thebes". A temple dedicated to Montu existed at Hermonthis as early because the Eleventh dynasty, which perhaps originated at Hermonthis. Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II is the earliest builder acknowledged with fact. Important additions have been made throughout the Twelfth dynasty and for the duration of the New Kingdom.