Egyptian Tours and Excursions

Tours and Excursions

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Valley of the Queens

Country: Egypt - Luxor

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Transport Boat

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Valley of the Queens is a place in Egypt where wives of Pharaohs were buried in ancient times. it was known as Ta-Set-Neferu, meaning –"the place of beauty".Using the limits as described by Christian Leblanc, the Valley of the Queens consists of the main wadi which contains most of the tombs, as well as the Valley of Prince Ahmose, the Valley of the Rope, the Valley of the Three Pits, and the Valley of the Dolmen. The main wadi contains 91 tombs and the subsidiary valleys add another 19 tombs. The burials in the subsidiary valleys all date to the 18th dynasty.