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Photographs of the Valley of the Kings from tomb interiors as well as exterior views of the valley including the tombs of Ramses 1V, KV 43 and 19.
Valley Kings Tombs EG02090jhp 
 Egypt ancient Luxor Theban summit Valley Kings Tombs Ramses Tutankhamum in the centre of past the entrance to the Tomb of Ramses 1X to the entrance of that of Tutankhamum one of the most visited places in the world probably and certainly in Egypt is this desolate desert valley beneath the Theban mountain on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor famous for some of the most important Royal burials of this ancient civilisation. It is possible to climb over the hills above the Valley, pass above the huge amphitheatre of Deir el-Bahri above Hatshepsut’s spectacular Mortuary Temple and come down into Deir el-Medina, the workers village using the same paths as they must have done over 3000 years ago. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Valley of Kings Luxor
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Valley Kings Tombs EG02090jhp
Upload Date: Sunday, October 27, 2002
Photo Size: 4.6 MB; 3543x5315 pixels
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Egypt ancient Luxor Theban summit Valley Kings Tombs Ramses Tutankhamum

in the centre of past the entrance to the Tomb of Ramses 1X to the entrance of that of Tutankhamum one of the most visited places in the world probably and certainly in Egypt is this desolate desert valley beneath the Theban mountain on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor famous for some of the most important Royal burials of this ancient civilisation. It is possible to climb over the hills above the Valley, pass above the huge amphitheatre of Deir el-Bahri above Hatshepsut’s spectacular Mortuary Temple and come down into Deir el-Medina, the workers village using the same paths as they must have done over 3000 years ago.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hill, mountain, Valley, Kings, pharaoh, tombs, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, high, views, panorama, tracks, entrances, Ramses, Ramesses, Ramasses, Tutankhamun, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy
 


 

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