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Al Khattarah Destination Guide

Delve into Al Khattarah in Egypt

Al Khattarah in the region of Qinā is a city in Egypt - some 300 mi or ( 483 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

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Current time in Al Khattarah is now 06:06 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tabuk, Aqaba, Tukh, Suhaj, and Qina. While being here, make sure to check out Tabuk . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Al Khattarah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Egitto - Tempio di Hatshepsut

5:34 min by Enzo Maragucci
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Il tempio di Hatshepsut ripreso il 5 aprile 2009 ..

Hotel Boat

0:32 min by annisjackson
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Croisiere sur un Bateau hotel sur le Nil en Aout 2005 (région de Luxor) ..


Africa Cup: Egypt wins!

0:44 min by Naskho
Views: 179 Rating: 5.00

In Hurghada, right after the finals. ..

Naqada Ferka Ancient Textiles.wmv

1:11 min by Yadaweya
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Um Habashy form Qean in Upper egypt, he is a Ferka Textiles Weaver from Kome el Dabie village in Naqada in Upper Egypt, he work in his house which he inherited it with this handicrafts from his father ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Naqada

Naqada is a town on the west bank of the Nile in the Egyptian governorate of Qena. It was known in Ancient Egypt as Nubt and in classical antiquity as Ombos. Its name derives from ancient Egyptian nub, meaning gold, on account of the proximity of gold mines in the Eastern Desert. Naqada comprises some villages such as Tukh, Khatara, Danfiq and Zawayda. It stands near the site of a necropolis from the prehistoric, pre-dynastic period around 4400–3000 BC.

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Located at 25.90 32.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Qena Governorate, Predynastic Egypt

Qift

Qift is a small town in the Qena Governorate of Egypt about 43 km north of Luxor, on the east bank of the Nile.

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Located at 26.00 32.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt, Populated places in Qena Governorate, Roman legions' camps in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt

KV19

Tomb KV19, located in a side branch of Egypt's Valley of the Kings, was intended as the burial place of Prince Ramesses Sethherkhepshef, better known as Pharaoh Ramesses VIII, but was later used for the burial of Prince Mentuherkhepshef instead, the son of Ramesses IX, who predeceased his father. The first corridor was still incomplete when work was abandoned, and the tomb was used "as is.

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Located at 25.75 32.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 12th-century BC architecture, Valley of the Kings

KV14

Tomb KV14 is a joint tomb, used originally by Twosret and then reused and extended by Setnakhte. It has been open since antiquity, but was not properly recorded until Hartwig Altenmüller excavated it from 1983 to 1987. Located in the main body of the Valley of the Kings, it has two burial chambers, the later extensions making the tomb one of the largest of the Royal Tombs, at over 112 metres. The original decoration showing the female Twosret was replaced with those of the male Setnakhte.

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Located at 25.75 32.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 12th-century BC architecture, Valley of the Kings

KV11

Tomb KV11 is the tomb of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses III. Located in the main valley of the Valley of the Kings, the tomb was originally started by Setnakhte, but abandoned when it broke into the earlier tomb of Amenmesse. Setnakhte was buried in KV14. The tomb KV11 was restarted and extended and on a different axis for Ramesses III.

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Located at 25.75 32.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 12th-century BC architecture, Valley of the Kings