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This article describes the Theban region in both Ptolemaic and Roman times. It begins with a historical background followed by discussions of temples and towns; population; religion; burial practices; and tourists. Keywords: Thebes , Egypt , temples , towns , population , religion , burial practices , tourists. Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content.
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On the west bank of the Nile, across from the town of Luxor and the Great Temple of the god Amun at Karnak, lies the Theban Necropolis, stretching up from the cultivated fields into the desert cliffs which define the narrow river valley. One of the cemeteries in this huge necropolis is known modernly by the Arabic name Dra Abu el-Naga. Located on the road between the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri and the Valley of the Kings, this site first attracted the attention of an expedition from the University Museum during the two seasons Financed by the Eckley B.
Ancient Thebes covered an area of some 36 square miles 93 square km.
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