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Thebes from the beginning to the end of the Middle Kingdom (about 2025-1700 BC)

the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II
a chapel of king Mentuhotp Seankhkare
the cemetery at Qurneh (the Intef cemetery)
some few reliefs
plan after Petrie
some tomb groups

Further reading:

  • Seidlmayer 1990: 71-105 (the chronology of the material - mainly pottery - found by Petrie at el-Tarif/Qurneh; First Intermediate Period and Early Middle Kingdom)
  • Winlock 1947 (Thebes in the Middle Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period; out of date for the history; but still very important for the archaeology)



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