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Top Things to Do in Luxor (Safaga), Egypt, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes) and was founded in 1400 BCE. Known in the Egyptian language as ipet resyt, or "the southern sanctuary."

Medinet Habu (temple)

Medinet Habu is the name commonly given to the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III, an important New Kingdom period structure in the location of the same name on the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt.

Valley of the Kings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Valley of the Kings ( Arabic: وادي الملوك‎ Wādī al Mulūk), the Valley of the Gates of the Kings ( Arabic: وادي ابواب الملوك‎ valley in Wādī Abwāb al Mulūk), is a Egypt where, for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom (the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Dynasties of Ancient Egypt).

Deir el-Medina

Deir el-Medina ( Arabic: دير المدينة‎) is an ancient Egyptian village which was home to the artisans who worked on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings during the 18th to 20th dynasties of the New Kingdom period (ca.

Luxor Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Among the most striking items on show are grave goods from the tomb of Tutankhamun ( KV62) and a collection of 26 exceptionally well preserved New Kingdom statues that were found buried in a cache in nearby Luxor Temple in 1989.

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut , the Djeser-Djeseru ("Holy of Holies"), is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.

Deir el-Bahari

Dayr el-Bahari or Dayr el-Bahri (Arabic الدير البحري ad-dayr al-baḥrī, literally meaning, "The Northern Monastery") is a complex of mortuary temples and tombs located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor, Egypt. The first monument built at the site was the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II of the Eleventh dynasty.

Tombs of the Nobles (Luxor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Located in the Theban Necropolis, near Luxor, the Tombs of the Nobles are the burial places of some of the powerful courtiers and persons of the ancient city.

Home - Animal Care in Egypt

Kim Taylor, our co-founder and centre manager will be attending the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids at the beginning of July in London, UK. We hope that this gathering of many charities and professionals will be successful in finding ways of improving the lives of the working equids and those communities who depend upon them.

Ramesses III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It is not certain whether the assassination plot succeeded since Ramesses IV, the king's designated successor, assumed the throne upon his death rather than Pentaweret who was intended to be the main beneficiary of the palace conspiracy.

Karnak Open Air Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Karnak Open Air Museum, located in the northwest corner of the Precinct of Amon-Re, in the Karnak complex, in the city of Luxor, Egypt, the Open Air Museum contains reconstructions of structures that have been dismantled and buried or hidden inside the massive pylons in the complex.

Howard Carter

Howard Carter (9 May 1874 - 2 March 1939) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world famous after discovering the intact tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun (colloquially known as "King Tut" and "the boy king") in November 1922. Howard Carter was born in London, the son of Samuel Carter, an artist, and of Martha Joyce Carter.

Tutankhamun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tutankhamun was the son of Akhenaten (formerly Amenhotep IV) and one of Akhenaten's sisters, or perhaps one of his cousins. As a prince he was known as Tutankhaten. He ascended to the throne in 1333 BC, at the age of nine or ten, taking the throne name Nebkheperure.


The Ramesseum is the memorial temple (or mortuary temple) of Pharaoh Ramesses II ("Ramesses the Great", also spelled "Ramses" and "Rameses"). It is located in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt, across the River Nile from the modern city of Luxor.

Seti I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Menmaatre Seti I (or Sethos I as in Greek) was a pharaoh of the New Kingdom Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt, the son of Ramesses I and Queen Sitre, and the father of Ramesses II.