Valley of the Tombs

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  • Valley of the Kings — The Valley of the Kings (Arabic: وادي الملوك Wadi Biban el Muluk ; Gates of the King ) [Reeves and Wilkinson (1996), p.6] is a valley in Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for… …   Wikipedia

  • Valley of the Queens — The Valley of the Queens, also known as Biban el Harim ( ar. بيبان الحريم), Biban el Sultanat ( ar. بيبان السلطانات), and Wadi el Melikat ( ar. وادي الملكات), is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. In ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Valley of the Kings (disambiguation) — The Valley of the Kings is a valley in Egypt holding the tombs of many kings and nobles.Valley of the Kings may also refer to:* Valley of the Kings (film) (1954), an adventure film made by Metro Goldwyn Mayer * Valley of the Kings (EP) (1997), by …   Wikipedia

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  • List of burials in the Valley of the Kings — The following is a list of burials in the Valley of the Kings, in Thebes (modern Luxor in Egypt) and nearby areas.Egyptologists use the acronym KV (from the words King s Valley ) to designate tombs located in the Valley of the Kings. The system… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tombs of the Nobles (Amarna) — Located in Middle Egypt, the Tombs of the Nobles at Amarna are the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the city of Akhetaten. The tombs are in 2 groups, cut into the cliffs and bluffs in the east of the dry bay of… …   Wikipedia

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