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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.

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Luxor Kings Valley EG006122jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Luxor Kings Tomb entrance Ramasses V11 first tomb accessible before arriving at the main collection area resthouses which comes after obtaining tickets at the outer barrier after being transferred by shuttle from the coach park and visitors centre. This is 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, Ramasses, Ramses, Ramsses, Ramesses, tomb, first, tombs, landscape, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, tractors, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, tomb, shelters, rest, house, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Kings Valley EG006127jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Luxor Tomb entrance gate barrier Ramasses V1 after leaving the main collection area resthouses which comes after obtaining tickets at the outer barrier after being transferred by shuttle from the coach park and visitors centre. This is 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, landscape, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, tractors, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, tomb, shelters, rest, house, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Kings Valley EG948035jhp 
 Egyptian Valley Kings Luxor Tomb entrance stairs Tutankahum looking down into by resthouse area which comes after obtaining tickets at the outer barrier after being transferred by shuttle from the coach park and visitors centre. This is 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, landscape, upright, stairs, steps, handrail, door, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, tractors, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, tomb, shelters, rest, house, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 1994, film, slides, Fuji, RDP, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Kings Valley EG961948jhp 
 Egypt Valley Kings Luxor Tomb entrance Tutankahum entrance waiting queues tourists by resthouse area which comes after obtaining tickets at the outer barrier after being transferred by shuttle from the coach park and visitors centre. This is 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, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, tractors, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, tomb, shelters, rest, house, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 1996, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
Luxor Kings Valley EG984122jhp 
 Egypt Valley Luxor Tomb entrance Thutmosis steep gorge tourists stairs cliffs after leaving the main collection area resthouses which comes after obtaining tickets at the outer barrier after being transferred by shuttle from the coach park and visitors centre. This is 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, landscape, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, steep, gorge, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Thutmosis 111, tomb, shelters, rest, house, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 1998, film, slides, Fuji, RDP, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual
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. 
 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
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017111JHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Tomb Ramses Corridor Wall Book Dead Hieroglyphs Afterlife Spell in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, formula, Book, Dead, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017119JHP 
 Entrance Corridor Painted People Tomb Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses Valley Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, entrance, exit, passageway, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017120JHP 
 Egyptian Tomb Ramesses KV2 Ceiling Painted Stars Colours Cartcouches in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, ceiling, roof, cartouches, nightsky, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017122JHP 
 Tomb Ramasses Valley Kings Thebes Chamber Egyptian Custodian Painting Colours on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, custodian, turban, galabea, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017124JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Valley Kings Egypt Luxor Burial Chamber Colourful Reliefs Nut on the West Bank of the River Nile, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017127JHP 
 Burial Chamber Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Granite Sarcophagus Photo Inside in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01712JHP 
 Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Burial Chamber Sarcophagus Ceiling Nut Colours in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG017133JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Painted Corridor Passage Egyptian Builders Skills in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, passageway, tunnel, sarcophagus, granite, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01713JHP 
 Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Valley Kings Egypt Painted Ceiling Walls Tungsten Photo on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, passages, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01714JHP 
 Burial Chamber Ancient Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Barque Hieroglyphs Photo in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, upright, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, nightsky, solar, barque, chamber, wall, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG01716JHP 
 Ancient Egypt Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Ceiling Painted Nut Sky Goddess Interior in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, Nut, Shu, heavens, holding, supporting, nightsky, chamber, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Tomb Ramasses IV EG0171EJHP 
 Ancient Egyptian Tomb Ramses 1V [KV2] Valley Kings Luxor Thebes West Bank of the River Nile at Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital city of Thebes and is a spectacular example of true majesty with scale, colour and elaborate craftsmanship carved out of solid rock. This was the only opportunity I had of using a tripod, special ticket available in 2001 and I had a roll of tungsten artificial light balanced slide film which allowed long exposures and a decent depth of field. The custodians could not have been more helpful and even cleared areas for me to photograph free of visitors but oh for my D700 DSLR. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Luxor, West Bank, Thebes, Valley, Kings, Ramses, Ramasses, Ramesses, 1V, tomb, interior, inside, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, tungsten, slide, scanned, burial, entrance, passagway, tunnel, hieroglyphs, coloured, colored, colourful, colorful, colours, colors, painted, ceiling, stars, spells
Valley covered seating EG02078jhp 
 Egypt Luxor West Bank Thebes Kings Valley covered seating shade in 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, burial, tombs, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, shelters, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, heat, shade, covered, seats, cool
Valley Kings EG006118jhp 
 Egypt Luxor West Bank Thebes Theban Valley Kings shuttle transport system that take you from the visitors centre to the main Tomb area thereby reducing pollution by denying all the large touring coaches entry to this fragile ecology and historically most important area. It also looks for a degree of visitor control for these days many more tourists enter this very small area coming in coach convoys from the Red Sea Resorts and not just the River Nile cruiseboats which used to be the major source of vistor numbers. This is 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, landscape, ancient, Egyptian, archaeology, Egyptology, views, road, shuttle, service, conservation, pollution, prohibition, entrance, tractors, trailers, tracks, shelters, transport, trains, entrances, Tutankhamun, desert, rocky, sand, heat, exposed, isolated, desolate, crowds, visitors, tourists, busy, 2000, film, slides, Fuji, Velvia, 35mm, scanned, scan, Nikon, FM2, manual

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