Thebes, Egypt facts for kids

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Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis *
Country  Egypt
Type Cultural
Criteria i, iii, vi
Reference 87
Region ** Arab States
Inscription history
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)

Thebes (Θῆβαι, Thēbai) was a city in Ancient Egypt about 800 km south of the Mediterranean Sea, on the east bank of the river Nile (25.7° N 32.645° E). It was the capital of Waset, the fourth Upper Egyptian nome.

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