egyptian pharaohs

valey of the kings

Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is located on the West bank of the river Nile in Luxor, 25 km from the train station. It is classified by UNESCO as World Heritage in 1979. together with the ancient city of Thebes . It is a necropolis of ancient Egypt, located near Luxor, where most of the pharaohs of [...]

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tutankhamun mask


Tutankhamun was an Egyptian boy pharaoh. He ruled most probably from 1334 BC to 1325 BC. His original name, Tutankaton, means “living image of Aton”, while Tutankhamun means “living image of Amon”. The historical significance of Tutankhamun is the fact that he abandoned atonism (which was introduced by Amenhotep IV), and returned the ancient Egyptian […]

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Queen Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut (1473. - 1458. BC) was the fifth pharaoh of 18th dinasty in Ancient Egypt. She was the second woman pharaoh i history. Her mummy was found on 27. june 2007. Her full name was Maatkare Khnumt-Amun Hatshepsut. During the 18th dynasty, the royal house of Ahmos I was confronted with the tragedies that had occurred [...]

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abu simbel temples

Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel  consists of two temples carved directly into the rock. It is located at the southern part of Egypt on the western bank of Nasser Lake, about 230 km southwest of Aswan.

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