Deir el-BahariMortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Deir el-Bahari

The Deir el-Bahari (الدير البحري) al-Dayr al-Baḥrī "the Monastery of the North" is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt. This is a part of the Theban Necropolis. The first monument built at the site was the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II of the Eleventh Dynasty. It was constructed during the 15th century BCE. During the Eighteenth Dynasty, Amenhotep I and Hatshepsut also built extensively at the site.