Dakhla-Qila el-Daba
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The site of Qila el-Daba has an Old Kingdom cemetery that includes a field of mastabas surrounded by secondary burials. The tombs in the cemetery are of three different substructure plans: a simple, oval subterranean chamber; rock-cut tombs covered by mudbrick vaults; and rectangular with a Nubian vault with arched mudbricks. The tombs have yielded one of the oldenst copies of the Coffin Texts, a variety of stone vessels, and some polychrome funeral scenes.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Daily, 9 AM – 5 PM

TICKET COST:
Egyptian: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE

LOCATION:
Dakhla Oasis, near Balat

DIRECTIONS:
BY BUS: Take a bus from Mut towards Balat, where the teahouse is the bus stop.

BY TAXI: From Mut or Balat, ask for qila ed-daba.