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date: 26 January 2021

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The Theban region refers to a portion of the Nile Valley north and south of the site of Thebes (modern Luxor), in Upper Egypt. This article describes the Theban region in both Ptolemaic and Roman times. It begins with a historical background followed by discussions of temples and towns; population; religion; burial practices; and tourists.

Keywords: Thebes, Egypt, temples, towns, population, religion, burial practices, tourists

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