Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is an archaeological locality in the hills immediately behind the of . As such, it is one of the most remarkable archaeological destinations in the world - the burial place of most of the pharaohs of Egypt of the New Kingdom.

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or Dayr al-Bahri is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of , . Photo: Nowic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a site in , where the wives of pharaohs were buried in ancient times. is situated 1½ km southwest of Valley of the Kings. Photo: Zureks, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

El-Assasif is a necropolis near on the West Bank at Thebes, Egypt, . is situated 1½ km southeast of Valley of the Kings. Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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