Theban Necropolis

Theban Necropolis
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis *
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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The Theban Necropolis
Country Egypt
Type Cultural
Criteria i, iii, vi
Reference 87
Region ** Arab States
Inscription history
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)
Theban Necropolis is located in Egypt
Location of Theban Necropolis in Egypt
* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List
** Region as classified by UNESCO
Map of Theban Necropolis

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 in the New Kingdom of Egypt.


Mortuary Temples

Royal Necropolis


See also

Coordinates: 25°44′N 32°36′E / 25.733°N 32.6°E / 25.733; 32.6

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