Luxor Attractions
Information about the history of Luxor (World's Finest Open Air Museum) and all of the most significant sites around the city
Hinting at the large number of pots and pot shards found there, Umm el-Qa'ab, "the mother of pots" is the modern-day Arabic name of a region located approximately halfway between Luxor (Thebes) and Assiut.
It was built because of the storage problems in the Cairo Museum, so the government decided to build new museums on various places in Egypt. Luxor city gain this museum to be the first one and today it has a very wonderful collection of finds in the Luxor area.