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*EGYPT ~ The tomb of Merenptah in the Valley of the Kings, 19th Dynasty. Merenptah in his spectacular linen garments hangs with Ra-Horakhty; the anthropoid sarcophagus of Merenptah in the sunken portion of his burial chamber.

*EGYPT ~ The tomb of Merenptah in the Valley of the Kings, Dynasty. Merenptah in his spectacular linen garments hangs with Ra-Horakhty; the anthropoid sarcophagus of Merenptah in the sunken portion of his burial chamber.

The burial chamber of the Tomb of Nefertari.

Nefertari Tomb - Her lavishly decorated tomb, is the largest and most spectacular in the Valley of the Queens.

Burial Chamber of pharaoh Amenhotep II. Tomb KV35 is an ancient Egyptian tomb located in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt.

Burial Chamber of pharaoh Amenhotep II. Tomb is an ancient Egyptian tomb located in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt.

The tomb of Ramesses VI, who died in 1137BC, Picture taken by the journalist and the photographer  jakubkyncl.  PHOTOGRAPHY is strictly forbidden inside this ancient burial site, which makes Jakub Kyncl’s holiday snaps pretty incredible.

The tomb of Ramesses VI, who died in Picture taken by the journalist and the photographer jakubkyncl. PHOTOGRAPHY is strictly forbidden inside this ancient burial site, which makes Jakub Kyncl’s holiday snaps pretty incredible.

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings

Tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt- lots of info on this site including excellent descriptions of the meaning of the gods' likenesses

Shabti of Yuya, New Kingdom, Cedar, paint, Egyptian blue. Yuya was a powerful Egyptian courtier during the eighteenth dynasty.

Painted cedar wood Shabti of Yuya. Reign of Amenhotep III, BC. Found in the tomb of Yuya and Tuyu, Valley of the Kings (KV Currently in the collection of the Metropolitan museum, along with two other shabtis from the tomb.

The discovery in 1995 that a long-ignored doorway in the Valley of the Kings was actually the entrance to the largest tomb ever found in Egypt made headlines around the world. Called KV5, it contains over 150 corridors and chambers, and was used as a family mausoleum for 52 sons of the New Kingdom pharaoh, Ramesses II.

The discovery in 1995 that a long-ignored doorway in the Valley of the Kings was…

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