Valley of the Kings

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Valley of the Kings

A narrow valley of east-central Egypt near the site of ancient Thebes between Karnak and Luxor. The valley contains the tombs of numerous pharaohs of the XVIII, XIX, and XX Dynasties, including that of Tutankhamun.

Val′ley of the Kings′


n.
a valley on the W bank of the Nile near the site of Thebes: necropolis of many rulers of ancient Egypt. Also called Val′ley of the Tombs′.