Valley of the Kings

a valley on the west bank of the Nile near the site of Thebes: the necropolis of many of the kings and queens of the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt, c1350-c1200 B.C. Also called Valley of the Tombs.

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  • Valley of the Kings —    Known in Arabic as Biban el Moluk. A secluded desert area in the cliffs on the west bank of the Nile opposite Thebes consisting of two valleys chosen as the burial place for the kings of Dynasty 18, Dynasty 19, and Dynasty 20. There are 62… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Valley of the Kings — a valley on the west bank of the Nile near the site of Thebes: the necropolis of many of the kings and queens of the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt, c1350 c1200 B.C. Also called Valley of the Tombs …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Minor tombs in the Valley of the Kings — The majority of the 65 numbered tombs in the Valley of the Kings can be considered as being minor tombs, either because at present they have yielded little information or because the results of their investigation was only poorly recorded by… …   Wikipedia

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