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Valley of the Kings - What Is It?

Updated: May 18

So you know that Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs liked to be buried in Pyramids. But did you know that most of them were actually buried in a place called the Valley of the Kings?

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The Valley of the Kings


What is it?

A valley that contains 63 tombs of Ancient Egyptian nobles.


Where is it?

It is situated on the West Bank of the River Nile.


Which tomb is the most famous?

That would likely be Tutankhamun’s. It was found by Howard Carter in 1922 and contained 5,398 incredible items.



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