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Valley Of The Kings Collection (#5)

"Journey through the Mystical Valley of the Kings: Unveiling Ancient Egyptian Secrets" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating history of Luxor

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Tomb of Amun-her-khepeshef, son of Rameses II, Thebes, Egypt, 20th century

Tomb of Amun-her-khepeshef, son of Rameses II, Thebes, Egypt, 20th century. Amun-her-khepeshef was the firstborn son of Rameses II and Nefertari

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Tomb of Seti I, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 13th century BC

Tomb of Seti I, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 13th century BC. Painting in the tomb of the 19th Dynasty Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Seti I who ruled Egypt from c1290 until 1279 BC

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Mortuary temple of Ramesses III, Luxor, Egypt

Mortuary temple of Ramesses III, Luxor, Egypt
Medinet Habu is the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, an important New Kingdom period structure in the location of the same name on the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Valley Of The Kings, Luxor, Egypt

Valley Of The Kings, Luxor, Egypt
A view of the Valley of the Kings at Luxor, Egypt

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Valley Of The Kings, Luxor, Egypt

Valley Of The Kings, Luxor, Egypt

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: River Nile, Luxor, Egypt

River Nile, Luxor, Egypt, as seen from the International Space Station (ISS). North is towards bottom left. Agricultural fields (green) are sustained by the waters of the Nile (dark blue)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Mine of Wealth That Escaped Discovery for 3, 000 Years, c1935

Mine of Wealth That Escaped Discovery for 3, 000 Years, c1935. From Our Wonderful World, Volume II, edited by J.A. Hammerton. [The Amalgamated Press, Ltd. London]

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The Vocal Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. Artist: Francis Bedford

The Vocal Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. Artist: Francis Bedford
The Vocal Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. One of a pair of 70ft/21m stone statues of Amenhotep III (Amenophis III) that stood in front of the mortuary temple that is now destroyed

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. Artist: Francis Bedford

The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. Artist: Francis Bedford
The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1862. Two 70ft/21m stone statues of Amenhotep III (Amenophis III) that stood in front of the mortuary temple that is now destroyed

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Removal of the gilt shrine from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922-1923

Removal of the gilt shrine from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922-1923. Archaeologist Howard Carter walks alongside the bearers

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Unofficial opening of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist

Unofficial opening of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist
Lord Carnavon (1866-1923) leading the party invited to the unofficial opening of the tomb. A keen egyptologist, Carnarvon was archaeologist Howard Carters financial backer in his excavations in

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Removing a chariot wheel from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Removing a chariot wheel from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Crowd outside Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton

Crowd outside Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton
Crowd of interested spectators waiting outside Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Lord Carnavons first visit to the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Lord Carnavons first visit to the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922
Lord Carnavons first visit to the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923. Lord Carnavon (1866-1923) and a party in a motor car. Carnarvon was archaeologist Howard Carters financial backer in his

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: A party going down the steps to the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923

A party going down the steps to the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Opening of the inner chamber of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 18th February 1923. Artist

Opening of the inner chamber of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 18th February 1923. Artist
Opening of the inner chamber of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 18th February 1923. Distinguished visitors taking refreshments near the tomb in the Valley of the Kings

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The unofficial opening of the inner chamber of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Egypt, 1922

The unofficial opening of the inner chamber of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Egypt, 1922. Dr A Gardiner and Professor Breasted

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: View of the antechamber of the Tomb of Tutankhamun looking west, Vally of the Kings

View of the antechamber of the Tomb of Tutankhamun looking west, Vally of the Kings
Antechamber of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, November 1922. View of the antechamber looking west. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Detail of the Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, December 4th 1838 (1846). Artist

Detail of the Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, December 4th 1838 (1846). Artist
Detail of the Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, December 4th 1838 (1846). Two 70ft/21m stone statues of Amenhotep III (Amenophis III) that stood in front of the mortuary temple that is now destroyed

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The Colossi of Memnon, at Thebes, during the Inundation, Egypt, c1845. Artist

The Colossi of Memnon, at Thebes, during the Inundation, Egypt, c1845. Artist
The Colossi of Memnon, at Thebes, during the Inundation, Egypt, c1845. Two 70ft/21m stone statues of Amenhotep III (Amenophis III) that stood in front of the mortuary temple that is now destroyed

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Distinguished visitors to the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923

Distinguished visitors to the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923. The Queen of the Belgians (centre, leading)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings Artist: Harry Burton

Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings Artist: Harry Burton
Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, February 1923, The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Sifting the dust from the floor of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Sifting the dust from the floor of the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Sir Charles Cust (in soft hat), the Kings Equerry, with Mr Callender

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Removing a tray of chariot parts from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Removing a tray of chariot parts from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Archaeologists working at the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Archaeologists working at the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Moving the centre portion of one of the beds or couches from the tomb

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Visitors to the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923

Visitors to the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1923. Left to right: Lady Beauchamp, Sir Edward Beauchamp and Mr BC Beauchamp

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, February 1923 Artist

Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, February 1923 Artist
Closing the Tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, February 1923, The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Outside the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton

Outside the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton
Outside the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Lord Carnavon (1866-1923), his daughter Lady Evelyn Herbert

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: A chariot being removed from Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1920s

A chariot being removed from Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1920s
The body of a gilt chariot being removed from Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1920s. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 by British archaeologist

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, November, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton

Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, November, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton
Tutankhamuns tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, November, 1922. View of the antechamber of the tomb looking south. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Mannequin or bust of Tutankhamun being carried from his tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Mannequin or bust of Tutankhamun being carried from his tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Howard Carter, British archaeologist, in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist

Howard Carter, British archaeologist, in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist
Howard Carter, British archaeologist, in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Carter (1873-1939) and a colleague beside a partially demolished wall of one of the tombs

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The harpists stele. Djedkhonsuefankh, High Priest of Amun plays and sings before Ra-Horakhty

The harpists stele. Djedkhonsuefankh, High Priest of Amun plays and sings before Ra-Horakhty, 1069-945 BC. Found in the Collection of Muse e du Louvre, Paris

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Harvesting grapes and Winemaking. The Tomb of Nakht, ca 1380 BC

Harvesting grapes and Winemaking. The Tomb of Nakht, ca 1380 BC. Found in the Collection of The Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The wooden coffin of Pensenhor

The wooden coffin of Pensenhor. Found in the Collection of British Museum

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Paintings of two harpers in the tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses III in the Valley of the Kings

Paintings of two harpers in the tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses III in the Valley of the Kings. From The Description de l Egypte, 1812. Private Collection

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Ostracon with Dancing girl, ca 1200 BC. Artist: Ancient Egypt

Ostracon with Dancing girl, ca 1200 BC. Artist: Ancient Egypt
Ostracon with Dancing girl, ca 1200 BC. Found in the collection of Museo Egizio, Torino

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Sarcophagus and burial chamber of Rameses VI, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co

Sarcophagus and burial chamber of Rameses VI, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co
Sarcophagus and burial chamber of Rameses VI, Valley of the Kings, Egypt, c1890. Rameses VI was the fifth ruler of the Twentieth dynasty of Egypt. He reigned from 1145 to 1137 BC

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co

Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, c1890. Artist: Newton & Co
Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, c1890. The Valley of the Kings was the burial place of Ancient Egyptian pharaohs and nobles of the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties (16th-11th century BC)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Howard Carter and a colleague excavating a tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922

Howard Carter and a colleague excavating a tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Artist: Harry Burton
Howard Carter and a colleague excavating a tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, 1922. Carter famously discovered the intact tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1933-1934

The Colossi of Memnon, Thebes, Egypt, 1933-1934. Two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Dating from the 14th century BC, the statues stood in front of Amenhoteps mortuary temple

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Golden shrine in the antechamber of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934

Golden shrine in the antechamber of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934. Embossed with scenes representing incidents in the lives of the departed Pharaoh and his queen

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: One of the twin supports of a ceremonial couch found in Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934

One of the twin supports of a ceremonial couch found in Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: A ransacked Egyptian tomb, 1933-1934

A ransacked Egyptian tomb, 1933-1934. A print from Wonders of the Past, Volume I, 1933-1934

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: The first glimpse of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934

The first glimpse of Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934. The sight that met the eyes of Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter when they broke down the sealed doorway which divided the ante-chamber of

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Hole made by robbers to gain admission to Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934

Hole made by robbers to gain admission to Tutankhamuns tomb, Egypt, 1933-1934. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Wooden statue of Tutankhamun, Egypt, 1933-1934

Wooden statue of Tutankhamun, Egypt, 1933-1934. Statue of Tutankhamun, one of two that stood outside the sealed up entrance to his sepulchral chamber

Background imageValley Of The Kings Collection: Position of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of Kings, Egypt, 1933-1934

Position of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of Kings, Egypt, 1933-1934. The discovery of Tutankhamuns tomb in 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter (1874-1939)




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"Journey through the Mystical Valley of the Kings: Unveiling Ancient Egyptian Secrets" Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating history of Luxor, Egypt as you explore the renowned Valley of the Kings. This mesmerizing site holds a wealth of archaeological wonders that have fascinated historians and adventurers for centuries. As you wander through this ancient necropolis, your eyes will be drawn to the grandeur of the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut. Marvel at its imposing architecture and imagine it as a place where rituals were performed to honor pharaohs long gone. For an unforgettable experience, embark on an early morning hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings. As you ascend into the sky, witness breathtaking views that unveil a landscape steeped in mysticism and awe-inspiring beauty. The allure doesn't end there – take a moment to study an intricate plan from 1895 showcasing Alexandria's old city. Let your imagination transport you to bustling streets filled with merchants, scholars, and philosophers who once roamed these very paths. Delve deeper into ancient Egyptian mythology as you encounter reliefs depicting powerful deities such as Isis and Horus within Ramses III's tomb. These stunning artworks offer glimpses into their rich belief system and provide insight into their reverence for divine beings. One cannot overlook one of history's most significant discoveries – Tutankhamun's tomb. Step inside his burial chamber through vintage photographs captured in 1922 by Howard Carter himself. Witness firsthand how treasures beyond imagination adorned this young king's resting place. Admire exquisite artifacts like a bracelet embellished with Eye of Horus motifs dating back to 943-922 BC. The craftsmanship is testament to Ancient Egypt's artistic prowess that continues to captivate admirers today. Gaze upon statues honoring influential figures like Akhenaten or venture further into Seti I's tomb from the 13th century BC – a testament to the enduring legacy of these pharaohs.