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Theban Necropolis

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The Theban Necropolis is an area of the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes in Egypt. It was used for ritual burials for much of Pharaonic times, especially during the New Kingdom.

Mortuary Temples

  • Deir el-Bahri
    • Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut
    • Mortuary Temple of Mentuhotep II
    • Mortuary Temple of Thutmose III
  • Medinet Habu
    • Mortuary Temple & Palace of Ramesses III
    • Mortuary Temple of Ay & Horemheb
  • Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III
    • Colossi of Memnon
  • Mortuary Temple of Merneptah
  • Mortuary Temple of Ramesses IV
  • Mortuary Temple of Thutmose IV
  • Mortuary Temple of Thutmose III
  • Mortuary Temple of Twosret
  • Temple of Nebwenenef
  • Qurna
    • Mortuary Temple of Seti I
  • Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep II
  • Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramesses II)

Royal Necropolis

  • Valley of the Kings (Modern: "Wadi el-Muluk")
  • Valley of the Queens (Modern: "Biban el-Harim")


  • Deir el-Medina
    • Workmen's Tombs
    • Shrine to Meretseger & Ptah
  • Tombs of the Nobles
    • el-Assasif
    • el-Khokha
    • el-Tarif
    • Dra' Abu el-Naga'
    • Qurnet Murai
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