- a town in S Egypt, on the River Nile: the southern part of the site of ancient Thebes; many ruins and tombs, notably the temple built by Amenhotep III (about 1411–1375 bc). Pop: 183 000 (2005 est)
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- Ancient History, Place Namesa town in S (Upper) Egypt, on the Nile: ruins of ancient Thebes. 84,600.