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The Valley of the Kings

 Valley1

The Valley of the Kings in 1917, before the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb by Howard Carter in 1922.

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The same view today. Note the Qurn in the background, the pyramid-like natural structure which may have encouraged the mortuary use of the site by the ancient Egyptians. Copyright Ken Griffin.

Valley3

 

The tomb of Amenhotep II was discovered by Victor Loret in 1898. It had been extensively looted.

 

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A similar view today. Copyright Ken Griffin.

 

 

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