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Alternative site names: 
el Riqqa; el-Riqqa; Riqqeh
Site description: 

These extensive cemeteries date from the Predynastic through the New Kingdom. The majority of the tombs were simple shaft burials. 

Type of site: 
Cemeteries (Predynastic Period, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
Overlay map: 
Original excavator's map of the archaeological features at Naqqada superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Bryony Smerdon, 2016.
Excavation season: