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Egyptian Travel: The Tomb of Prince Amenherkhepshef

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The tomb of Prince Amenherkhepshef is located in the Valley of the Queens on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt. Amenherkhepshef was an Egyptian prince who lived during the 19th Dynasty of the New Kingdom period, around 1250 BCE. He was the son of Pharaoh Ramesses III and Queen Tiye, and he died at a young age.  Amenherkhepshef's tomb is designated as QV55 in the Valley of the Queens, which is known for housing the tombs of various queens and royal family members. The tomb includes scenes from the Egyptian Book of the Dead and depictions...

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Egyptian Travel: Exploring The Valley of the Kings

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The Valley of the Kings is a famous archaeological site located on the western bank of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt. It is renowned for being the burial place of many ancient Egyptian pharaohs, including some of the most well-known rulers from the New Kingdom period (approximately 1550–1070 BCE).  The valley's location was carefully chosen by the ancient Egyptians due to its secluded nature, which provided a level of protection for the tombs against tomb robbers and natural elements. The valley contains around 63 known tombs, though the exact number might vary as new discoveries are made over time....

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Egyptian Travel: The Luxor Temple Complex

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Luxor Temple is a large ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city of Luxor, in southern Egypt. It was built during the New Kingdom period, around 1400 BC, and was dedicated to the god Amun, his wife Mut, and their son Khonsu. The temple was buried for thousands of years. A mosque was built on top of the temple and was preserved during excavating and still remains at the temple's site. When we visited recently, the call to prayer was playing from speakers outside of the mosque. We visited the temple...

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