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Deir el Bahri

Theban Mortuary Temples - T vs MT - Thebes - The Places

Monastery of the North

 

What: A group of Tombs and Mortuary Temples, including:

  • The Mortuary Temple of Pharaoh Mentuhotep II
  • The Mortuary Temple of Pharaoh Hatshepsut
  • The Mortuary Temple of Pharaoh Thutmose III
  • Tomb TT320: used as a Royal Cache for 40 Mummies whose resting spaces were disturbed during antiquity
  • Tomb TT280: Tomb of Chancellor and High Steward Meketre; Middle Kingdom Period
  • Tomb TT353: Tomb of Senenmut, Steward and Architect for Pharaoh Hatshepsut

When: Building commenced in the area around 15th Century BC, during the 11th Pharaonic Dynasty and joined by further huge Pharaonic monuments during the 18th Dynasty

Where: On the West Bank of the River Nile, opposite Luxor, it is part of the Theban Necropolis

Who: Pharaohs, Priests and Nobles of the Royal Court

Pharaoh Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple

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Mortuary Temple of Mentuhotep II

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Mortuary Temple of Thutmoses III

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Tomb TT320

A Royal Mummy Cache 

Tomb TT280

Tomb of Chancellor and High Steward Meketre, click on the Image to visit the page 

Tomb TT71 & Tomb TT353

Chapel Tomb and Tomb of Senenmut, Steward and Architect for Pharaoh Hatshepsut