Valley of the Kings
The Valley of the Kings is a
royal burial ground in Luxor Egypt. You can find many
Egyptian pharaohs there. The Valley of the Kings is actually two
valleys , and
a lot of the royal people are buried in the eastern
one. The valley was well hidden in a
secret area away from the
near villages. The reason for this was to keep the tombs safe
from robbers. So far there have been 20 tombs found in the
of the Kings
including many famous pharaohs such as King Tutankhamun ,
Ramsesses II , Horemheb ,
and much more.
The tombs were very intricate and
beautiful. They were made out of mud brick.
On the interior
walls there were paintings and artworks of the person who had died.
Inside the tomb there would be items that belonged to the dead person ,
this was supplies
for the afterlife.
There may still be tombs out there
that are waiting to be found.
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