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El Tarif Necropolis

El Tarif Necropolis

El Tarif Necropolis is an ancient necropolis located at the site of ancient Thebes in Luxor Governorate, Egypt. The site includes a small mortuary temple and tombs dating back to the late First Intermediate Period and the Second Intermediate Period, as well as tombs from the Middle Kingdom of Egypt. El-Tarif Necropolis is the oldest of West Thebes’ necropolises. The site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, as part of Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Luxor Governorate

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

Date of Inscription: 1979

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