Sheikh Abd el-Qurna

The necropolis of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna is located on the West Bank at in . It is part of the archaeological area of , and named after the doomed tomb of the local saint.

Notable Places in the Area

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

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, or Dayr al-Madīnah, is an ancient Egyptian workmen's village which was home to the… is situated 400 metres north of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the memorial temple of Pharaoh Ramesses II. is situated 1 km northeast of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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The Temple of Ramesses III at was an important New Kingdom period temple structure in the of in . is situated 600 metres south of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna. 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 necropolis near on the West Bank at , . Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Sheikh Abd el-Qurna

25.7249° or 25° 43' 29.7" north
32.6026° or 32° 36' 9.2" east
Open Location Code
104 metres (341 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: شيخ عبدالقرنة
  • Arabic: شيخ عبد القرنة
  • Catalan: Sheikh Abd al-Gurnah
  • Dutch: Sheikh Abd el-Qurna
  • Egyptian Arabic: جبانة الشيخ عبد القرنه
  • French: Cheikh Abd el-Gournah
  • German: Scheich Abd el-Qurna
  • German: Scheich ʿAbd el-Qurna
  • German: al-Qurna
  • German: asch-Schaich Abd al-Qurna
  • German: el-Gurna
  • German: el-Qurna
  • Greek: Σεΐχ Αμπντ ελ-Κούρνα
  • Hebrew: שייח' עבד אל-קורנה
  • Hindi: शेख अब्द अल-कुरना
  • Hungarian: Sejh Abd el-Kurna
  • Russian: Шейх-Абд-эль-Курна
  • Russian: Шейх Абд эль-Курна
  • Spanish: Sheij Abd el-Qurna
  • Standard Arabic: شيخ عبدالقرنة
  • Ukrainian: Шейх Абд ель-Курна

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