The “Valley of the Kings” (Arabic: “Wadi el Muluk”) was the royal cemetery of Pharonic Egypt for about 500 years, between the 16th and the 11th century BCE (the period of “The New Kingdom”)
As of 2008 there are 63 known tombs and caves at the. Most were of the Pharaohs from the period of the “New Kingdom”, as well as a few privleged nobles.
Most of the tombs were opened and looted in antiquity. The single unlooted tomb of the minor Pharaoh of Tutankhamun is the most famous discovery at the site, and one of the most famous archaeological discoveries in the world.
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Points of Interest in the Area
|Colossi of Memnon|
A 360 Degrees image at the entrance to the Tomb of Tutankhamen
A bad resolution 360 image inside the the tombs at the “Valley of the Kings”