Thebes: West Bank, temple of Thutmose I at Gurna (ẖnmt-ʿnḫ)

temple enclosure


Today the temple remains covered and only one column can be seen in situ. It was located on the border of the desert and the cultivation area between the Valley temple of Hatshepsut and the temple of Thutmose III, Ḥnkt-ʿnḫ.


Thebes: West Bank, temple of Thutmose I at Gurna, enclosure wall ; Thebes: West Bank, temple of Thutmose I at Gurna, main building 



Jadwiga Iwaszczuk


Mission(s) working on the site: Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Conservation Mission at the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw


  • Barakt Abu El Youn El, A Preliminary Description of a New Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Qurna, in: The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Results of the Investigations and Conservation Works of the Polish-Egyptian Archaeological and Preservation Mission Deir el-Bahari 2, Warsaw 1980, 103-107, interpreted as the Ḫʿ-ȝḫt temple
  • Barakat Abu el-Ayun, The Temple of Kha’-`Akhet in Western Thebes, in: Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo 37, 1981, 29-33, pls 4-5, interpreted as the Ḫʿ-ȝḫt temple
  • Iwaszczuk Jadwiga, Unique Temple of Thutmose I, in: Annual Reports. PAN, 2011, 22-25
  • Iwaszczuk Jadwiga, The Temple of Tuthmosis I Re-discovered, in: Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean XXI (Research 2009), 2012, 269-277