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Tombs of Ankhtifi and Sobekhotep at El-Moalla

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Richly rewarding tomb for the specialist

Ankhtify's tomb is a must for all archaeologists and Egyptologists - for its remarkable biography... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Bielding
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Liverpool
Wonderful tombs

Its incredible that so much has been preserved and celebrated with us to be able to look at what... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
52Jeanni29
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Ankhtify's tomb is a must for all archaeologists and Egyptologists - for its remarkable biography of the warlord (I think casual tourists would probably get more out of the tombs on the West bank at Luxor, however). What struck me when I visited in April...More

2  Thank Bielding
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Its incredible that so much has been preserved and celebrated with us to be able to look at what people saw 3 thousand years ago

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

For the average tourist, this is a disappointing tomb, in very fragmentary shape. Historically, it's very important, giving us information from the 1st Intermediate Period. So take the broken state of the decoration as a challenge - go hunting for interesting bits! Don't miss the...More

3  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The tomb of Ankhtifi, for the enthusiastic Egyptophile, is well worth a visit. Not so good for the ordinary tourist. The tomb is one of a number in the area, a fairly standard design rock-cut tomb, with a fairly important inscription and remnants of some...More

Thank Arch K
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The tomb of Ankhtifi in Mo'alla on the EASTbank near Esna is neither beautiful, nor spectacular. But it is very interesting. It tell a story about a time in Egypt when crops failed and people were so hungry they even ate their children. The tomb...More

Thank jansvis
Reviewed 29 October 2015

again another interesting piece of history had a very informative guide.wasnt rushed.not too croudy due to not many tourists at present which is just such a shame

1  Thank deb0rahanne
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Less visited tickets are from Luxor temple make sure you get them before going, not often visited by tourists and only 45 minutes drive out of Luxor much older than other tombs you will visit 1st intermediate period

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Having been tipped off that this First Intermediate (transitional) period tomb is a must we decided to go for it. Our taxi driver was the same guy we always use and so he was well able to "ease the way" at unusual sites and those...More

1  Thank Martin F
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Not the best of Egyptian toms but you need to go to experience all aspects of Egyptian history. Make the most of it

Thank SuzyQScotlandUk
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We decided to visit this tomb as our daughter has studied the 1st intermediate period at university and it was a great opportunity to see the real thing. We asked Memphis Tours to arrange a guide (Nabil Garda) and a vehicle; it's about 40 minutes...More

2  Thank basketboy2010
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