During the New Kingdom period of the ancient Egyptians (1539-1075 BC), the Valley of the Kings was a major necropolis for most of the royal pharaohs. The most famous pharaohs buried there are Tutankhamun, Seti I and Ramesses II. Through a Classic Trip to Egypt, you can go to Luxor and see and learn a lot about it . It has 62 known tombs that show a variety of both design and decoration.
The main purpose of Valley of the Kings was to bury the pharaohs between 1539 BC to 1075 BC.Archaeologists have so far discovered 63 tombs and more are yet to be discovered.Thutmose I was the first ruler to be buried there and the last one was believed to be Ramses XI. Different rulers, pharaohs and queens were buried in the Valley of Kings.
Of all tombs in the Valley of Kings, King Tutankhamun is the Most Important
King Tutankhamun is said to be one of the most important pharaohs who ever lived. He became king while still a child after his father's death
He died after an accident and was buried with many precious treasures. Howard Carter discovered his grave in 1922. The period of his rule was an ancient period and a period of prosperity
All of the treasure in his tomb can now be viewed at the Egyptian Museum on a one-day trip to Cairo
It was an ancient belief that kings were buried with their own gold, so the Valley of the Kings was protected from thieves and guarded over it because it includes many tombs, some of which have been discovered and more are still being explored.
When you visit the tombs of the Valley of the Kings and Queens, you can read more about it and explore it through your trips with Happy Egypt. Since the tombs belong to members of the royal family, their graves must look beautiful. Other than decorating them with valuables, they also had drawings and hieroglyphs on the walls. Discover it with Happy Egypt
With Egypt Travel Packs You will see and know more about the greatness of the ancient Egyptian through the attractive drawings and inscriptions found inside the tombs, which include many great kings and queens, and which still look as If they are of this age
. This trip will help you discover more through the tourist guides who will accompany you throughout your trip to Luxor
And to prepare for their new life in the belief that they will be reborn again, they will be buried with their earthly possessions. Their bodies were preserved through the mummification process, which shows the ancient Egyptian bone in the art of mummification, and whose bodies are still mummified for thousands of years. Enjoy with Egypt Travel Packages
They believed that through mummification, the corpses would be well prepared for awakening in the next life. The ancient tombs also contained all the belongings of the king or queen.