Valley of the Nobles - Dra Abu el-Naga
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The site was used for royal burials during the late Second Intermediate Period, and then was used for private tombs by the high elite of the New Kingdom. Open here are the late New Kingom tombs of Roy and Shuroy.

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open daily.
1 May – Ramadan: 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM
(last ticket: 6:00 PM)
Ramadan – 30 April: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(last ticket: 4:00 PM)

TICKET COST:
Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 12 LE
Foreign Student: 6 LE

Student rates available to bearers of a valid student ID from an Egyptian university or an International Student ID Card

LOCATION:
On the West Bank, opposite Luxor.

DIRECTIONS:
BY FERRY: From Luxor, there is a local ferry that runs from the Corniche, which is labeled “National Ferryboat.” You will have to catch a taxi once you reach the west bank.

BY BUS: You should be able to rent a minibus from Luxor; many are run through hotels or tour groups.

BY TAXI: Taxis from Luxor will be more expensive, but you can ask to go to Deir el-Bahiri or Dier el-Medina from there, or take the ferry across to the west bank and catch a taxi from the dock.

NO PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALLOWED INSIDE THE TOMBS.

 

Shuroy and his wife are led by Horus to the god Osiris (Sandro Vannini)

Roy and his wife raise their hands in adoration (Sandro Vannini)