Valley of the Nobles - Khokha
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Although not visited as often as the nearby royal tombs, the tombs of the nobles also feature rich decoration. Khokha is located at the northeastern side of the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna hill. Open here are the tombs of Neferronpet, a Scribe of the Treasury, Djehutymes, Head of the Secrets in the Chest of Anubis, and Nefersekheru, Scribe of the Divine Offerings of all the Gods, and an Officer of the Treasury in the Southern City.

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:
Includes admission to the following tombs:
Neferrenpet
Djehutymes
Nefersekheru
Egyptian: 2 LE
Egyptian Student: 1 LE
Foreign: 20 LE
Foreign Student: 10 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.

Osiris and Isis, at the Weighing of the Heart, from the tomb of Nefersekheru (Sandro Vannini)

 

Rock-cut figures of Neferrenpet, from the inner shrine of his tomb (Sandro Vannini)