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Bani Hassan Bani Hassan
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt

It is a Middle Kingdom necropolisWhat does it mean? about 20 kilometer (12 miles) south of El-Menya city on the east bank of the Nile. The necropolis consists of 39 rock-cut tombs mainly belong to the governors of the Onyx NomeWhat does it mean?.

Only four of these are accessible. The tombs have some of the finest surviving murals from the Middle Kingdom.

Tomb of Khety
Tomb of Baqet
Tomb of Khnumhotep
Tomb of Amenemhat
Lithograph 1

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