Qubbet el-Hawa

Qubbet el-Hawa

Qubbet el-Hawa is a site of a group of Rock-cut tombs on the western Bank of the Nile, opposite Aswan. The elite Tombs date mainly from the Old Kingdom which provide an insight into the burial traditions of Upper Egyptian Nome 1 during the later Old Kingdom. The tombs include the famous tomb of Harkhuf. Others belong to Sabni or Heqaib. There are later tombs, from the Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Aswan Governorate

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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