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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.
Luxor Tomb EG942813jhp 
 Egypt Egyptian Luxor Tutankhamun Theban hill mountain Valley King Tomb entrance stairs looking into one of the most visited places in the world probably and certainly in Egypt 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 and this one if the most famous. It is in some ways relatively disappointing as against some of those larger tombs with long descending tunnels, descending rapidly into something akin to a concrete garage with only the one room decorated and containing a coffin under a glass cover in which the boy king's remains lie. It is busy tomb despite costing extra and in which photography is not allowed-absolutely! Although I suspect a few mobile phone photos have been taken these days-in 1994 my first and only visit all cameras had to be left at the entrance. I am surprised now at how I was able to take this photo without a person in site-usually this entrance area is packed solid with visitors. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Valley of Kings Luxor
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Luxor Tomb EG942813jhp
Upload Date: Monday, January 04, 2016
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Egypt Egyptian Luxor Tutankhamun Theban hill mountain Valley King Tomb

entrance stairs looking into one of the most visited places in the world probably and certainly in Egypt 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 and this one if the most famous. It is in some ways relatively disappointing as against some of those larger tombs with long descending tunnels, descending rapidly into something akin to a concrete garage with only the one room decorated and containing a coffin under a glass cover in which the boy king's remains lie. It is busy tomb despite costing extra and in which photography is not allowed-absolutely! Although I suspect a few mobile phone photos have been taken these days-in 1994 my first and only visit all cameras had to be left at the entrance. I am surprised now at how I was able to take this photo without a person in site-usually this entrance area is packed solid with visitors.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Luxor, West, Bank, Thebes, Theban, hill, mountain, Valley, Kings, pharaoh, tombs, landscape, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, high, views, panorama, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, steps, stairs, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy
 


 

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