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The Wadi el-Gharby is a Wadi located southwest of the Valley of the Kings.[1] Based on archaeological finds it is believed to have served as a necropolis during the New Kingdom and Second Intermediate Period. However, no tombs have yet been discovered in the wadi.

The Wadi branches off into three major sections referred to as Wadi E, F and G. Wadi el-Gharby is grouped with Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud (devided in branches called Wadi A, B, C and D) and Wadi Bairiya under the Theban Western Wadis.[2]


  1. Lilyquist et al. 2003, p. 4.
  2. Litherland 2018.


  • Lilyquist, C./Hoch, J.E./Peden, A.J., 2003: The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  • Litherland, P., 2018: The Western Wadis of the Theban Necropolis.