Egyptian Travel: The Tomb of Nefertari

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The Tomb of Nefertari, also known as the "Tomb of Queen Nefertari," is one of the most exquisite and well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens, located near Luxor, Egypt. Nefertari was the principal wife of Pharaoh Ramesses II, who reigned during the 19th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. The tomb was believed to have been constructed around 1255 BC. The tomb's exquisite artwork and colorful wall paintings make it one of the most remarkable and significant ancient Egyptian tombs.  

Goddess painted vibrantly on the wall of the tomb of Nefertari

The decorations within the Tomb of Nefertari depict various scenes from the Book of the Dead, including religious rituals, scenes of the afterlife, and depictions of Nefertari herself. The artwork showcases the elegance and beauty of ancient Egyptian art, with intricate details and vibrant colors. The ceiling has one of the most well preserved "starry night sky" design that we have ever seen.

Starry night sky and hieroglyphs inside the tomb of Nefertari

The Tomb of Nefertari serves as a testament to the artistic and cultural achievements of ancient Egypt. It is located in the Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt.

Queen nefertari painting offering to the Gods with a djed pillar presentbulls painted inside the tomb of Nefertari




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