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Tombs of the Nobles Tombs of the Nobles

The tombs date from the 6th dynasty to the Greco-Roman period although most of them actually date from the New Kingdom, particularly the 18th dynasty.
The so-called private tombs belong to officials and dignitaries who served in high ranks. Tens of these tombs are hewn out in the valley and lie near to the village of SheikhWhat does it mean? Abd El-Qurna.

The tombs here are part of more than 400 private tombs in the west bank. The most visitable and well-preserved tombs are:

Tomb of Menna
Tomb of Nakht
Tombs of Ramose
Tomb of Userhat
Tomb of Khaemhat
Tomb of Sennefer
Tomb of Rekhmire

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