Valley of the Kings, Luxor

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This famed valley on the West Bank of the Nile was the burial place for pharaohs and nobles from 1539 BC to 1075 BC. It contains some 60 tombs, including the famous King Tut's Tomb.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318766
Names
Valley of the Kings
Styles
Heritage Lists
Street Address
Theban Hills
Coordinates
25.740833° N, 32.601667° E

Resources

  1. Tutankhamun's Tomb: The Thrill of Discovery: Photographs by Harry Burton
  2. In the Valley of the Kings: Howard Carter and the Mystery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb
  3. The Complete Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Treasures of Egypt's Greatest Pharaohs

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Valley of the Kings (Luxor, Egypt)
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April 11, 2015