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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.   The decorations within the Tomb of Nefertari depict various scenes from the Book of the Dead, including religious rituals, scenes...

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