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The El-Assasif Tombs near Hatshepsut’s Tomb

Exploring these is best for Egyptology buffs & those who like to explore & don’t mind getting dusty... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
David B L
Los Angeles, California
Off the beaten tourist trail

Fantastic little tombs away from normal tourist trail hence quiet so better to look around plenty... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Exploring these is best for Egyptology buffs & those who like to explore & don’t mind getting dusty & dirty - as you’ll be walking, climbing, squatting & crawling in the rocky soil excavations. We had read about the El-Assasif Tombs, near Hatshepsut’s Tomb, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Fantastic little tombs away from normal tourist trail hence quiet so better to look around plenty of different tombs to see also

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank pharoah48
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Located to the left of the parking lot of Hatshepsut's temple, this is a bit hard to find and for the real hard core Egyptophile. We wandered around for 1/2 an hour looking for it, but spotted a guard hut on the top of the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Some of the tombs of the Stewards of the God's Wife of Amun are located here. Grand scale, lots of paint remaining.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank paneb
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our guide and friend Ahmed Galal took us to this area and these tombs because he said they were as beautiful as those in the Valley of Kings/Queens and he was not wrong. There are some here in Pristine condition and others still in good...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I have visited these tombs on many occasions and can't get enough. This time I visited the new tomb of Djhuty (TT110) and was not disappointed. Keep up the good work.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Somethingelse
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Visit these stunning tombs to see the superb burials high officials arranged for themselves. Currently open (Jan 2016) are Pabasa's massive tomb (TT279) and Kheruef's less well preserved tomb (TT192) which merges into three other tombs. In the latter, the guardian took us to see...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Nefernefernefer
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Wow wow and wow is all I can say having visited lots of tombs over the years I always missed these and next to hatchepsut temple across the car park these are not to be missed was amazed at how many toms there are in...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank David L
Reviewed 31 December 2014

This is one of my favorite tombs in Egypt. Chief Steward to Queen Tiye, wife of Amonhotep III. Most of the surviving, exquisite raised relief decoration involves the Pharaoh's Heb Seb, or Jubilee Festival, celebrating 30 years of rule. Bring a flashlight, as the T-shaped...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Near the temple of Hatshepsut there are also some very nice tombs to be seen. Tickets can be bought at the ticket office at the Hatshepsut temple. The Nobles will set you back 40 EP and Pabasa 30EP. If the caretakers are in a good...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank _NF_70
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