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.

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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′.
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The valley of the King hath become the valley of Adommin."
ABOVE: The famous gold mask RIGHT: Lord Caernarvon, who led the discovery in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt in 1922 ORNATE: The lower scene on the back of the golden shrine
Understanding objects in this way allows you to conserve them and to docu- ment them better because it gives you a permanent record as they exist right now.[yen]AaAaAeAo Located in a small later valley in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, the tomb of Seti I was discovered in October 1817 by Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and quickly made international headlines with exhibits held in London in 1821, and later in Paris.
The West Bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor, is the magnet for tourists, covering the Valley of the Kings, the Valleys of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatchepsut and much, much more.
didn't advise against visiting places like Luxor, Qena, and Aswan, pointing out that tourists can enjoy magnificent sights along the Nile River, as well as visit historical places such as the Valley of the Kings, Karnak temple, Abu Simbel and the ancient archaeological cities and preserved temples in Dendara, which is situated on the west bank of the Nile, about 5 km south of Qena.
On Wednesday in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt's top archaeologist Zahi Hawass took 1,700 images of the long-dead ruler.
The Valley of the Kings at Vergina is where for centuries the ancient kings and nobles of Macedonia were laid to their rest.
By: Sara Kira CAIRO- 5 August 2017: Aliaa Ismail, 26, is the first Egyptian to work in the field of 3D scanning of Egyptian heritage at the tomb of Seti I in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Explore the Valley of the Kings on a budget-priced holiday in Luxor.