El-Assasif is a necropolis near on the West Bank at , . It is located in the dry bay that leads up to and south of the necropolis of .

Notable Places in the Area

The is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Tourist attraction
The is the memorial temple of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Deir el-Bahari or Dayr al-Bahri is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of , . Photo: Nowic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The necropolis of Draʻ Abu el-Naga' is located on the West Bank of the Nile at , just by the entrance of the dry bay that leads up to and north of the necropolis of el-Assasif. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of in is also the gateway to the amazing , and… Photo: MatthiasKabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in and the capital of . Photo: Blalonde, Public domain.

The of is the central part of Luxor township, centred on the twin foci of the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Karnak. Photo: Belmahdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.


25.7333° or 25° 44' north
32.6167° or 32° 37' east
Open Location Code
88 metres (289 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 768736220
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: العساسيف
  • Catalan: Asasif
  • Catalan: Necròpolis d'Asasif
  • Catalan: Vall d'Asasif
  • Dutch: El-Assasif
  • Egyptian Arabic: مقابر العساسيف
  • English: Assasif
  • English: al-Asāsīf
  • French: Al Asasif
  • French: El-Assasif
  • German: Al-Asasif
  • German: Al Asasif
  • German: El-Asasif
  • German: El-Assasif
  • German: ʿAsāsīf
  • Greek: Al-Assasif
  • Greek: Al Asasif
  • Greek: El-Assasif
  • Greek: Ελ-Ασασίφ
  • Hebrew: אל-עסאסיף
  • Hindi: अल-अससीफ
  • Hungarian: Al Asasif
  • Indonesian: El-Assasif
  • Italian: El-Assasif
  • Polish: El-Assasif
  • Russian: Аль-Ассасиф
  • Russian: Эль-Ассасиф
  • Spanish: Asasif
  • Spanish: El-Assasif
  • Spanish: El Assasif
  • Ukrainian: Ель-Ассасіф
  • Al `Asasif
  • Al ‘Asāsīf
  • El Asasif, Al Asasif
  • El Asasif

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page El-Assasif. See this page's contributions. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.