Tombs of the Nobles (Luxor)

Tombs of the Nobles (Luxor)

Located in the Theban Necropolis, near Luxor, the Tombs of the Nobles are the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the ancient city.

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* List of Theban Tombs


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