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3 mysterious things about Queen Nefertiti

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3 mysterious things about Queen Nefertiti
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Queen Nefertiti Nefertiti was an Egyptian queen and the Great Royal Wife of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten The mysterious ancient queen ‘Queen Nefertiti’ was one of the most powerful women in the ancient times. Nefertiti was an […]

5 Interesting things about Ramesses ii The Great Egyptian Pharaoh

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Aug
2018
5 Interesting things about Ramesses ll The Great Egyptian Pharaoh
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5 Interesting things about Ramesses ii The Great Egyptian Pharaoh also known as Ramesses the Great, was the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the New Kingdom.     Interesting things about The Great Egyptian Pharaoh (1) : He […]

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7 things amazing about tutankhamun
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Amazing 7 things(probably) you didn’t know about Tutankhamun Continue “ 7 things amazing about tutankhamun”. 6: Tutankhamun loved to hunt ostriches Tutankhamun’s ostrich-feather fan was discovered lying in his tomb, close by the king’s body. Originally the fan consisted of a long golden handle topped by a semi-circular ‘palm’ that supported 42 alternating brown and […]

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7 things amazing about tutankhamun
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Amazing 7 things(probably) you didn’t know about Tutankhamun Continue “ 7 things amazing about tutankhamun”. 3: Tutankhamun was buried in the world’s most expensive coffin Two of Tutankhamun’s three coffins were made of wood, covered with gold sheet. But, to Howard Carter’s great surprise, the innermost coffin was made from thick sheets of beaten gold. […]

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Jul
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7 things amazing about tutankhamun
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7 things amazing about tutankhamun ,King Tutankhamen (or Tutankhamun) ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C. . He was barely known to the modern world until 1922, when discovered Tutankhamun’s near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king’s mummified body was found which had […]

valley of the Nobles

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Jul
2018
Valley of the Nobles
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valley of the Nobles is located on the West bank of Luxor, and extends over a huge surface area to the South of the Kings Valley . The Valley of the Nobles site includes nearly 500 tombs of Theban nobles and high officials. While the royal tombs were hidden away in an isolated valley, the […]

Deir el-Medina

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Jul
2018
Deir el-Medina
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Deir el-Medina is the modern Arabic name for the worker’s village (now an archaeological site) which was home to the artisans and craftsmen of Thebes who built and decorated the royal tombs in the nearby Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. The ancient inhabitants called the village Pa Demi (“the village”) but […]

Colossi of Memnon

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Jul
2018
Colossi of Memnon
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The Colossi of Memnon (also known as el-Colossat or el-Salamat) are two monumental statues representing Amenhotep III of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. They are located west of the modern city of Luxor and face east looking toward the Nile River. The statues depict the seated king on a throne ornamented with imagery of his […]

Queen Hatshepsut

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Jul
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Queen Hatshepsut
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the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut (1479-1458 BCE) at Deir el-Bahri stands out as one of the most impressive. The building was modeled after the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II (c. 2061-2010 BCE), the great Theban prince who founded the 11th Dynasty and initiated the Middle Kingdom of Egypt (2040-1782 BCE). it was the most […]

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Do I need a guide in luxor
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Do I need a guide in luxor?, Luxor is often called the world’s greatest open-air museum, but that comes nowhere near describing this extraordinary place. Nothing in the world compares to the scale and grandeur of the monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. The setting is breathtakingly beautiful, the Nile flowing between the modern […]