The Valley of the Nobles Luxor

The Valley of the Nobles Luxor

An Open Book Push You To The Daily Life Of The Pharaohs, Viewing Unique Record Of The Ancient Egyptian Civilization In Valley of The Nobles Luxor

valley of the nobles Luxor

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Be ready to live among the pharaohs’ farms, viewing how they were feeding their animals and how to grow the plants, and attend hunting operations with the ancient Egyptians, seeing their tools. Just touch with your feet the valley of the nobles Luxor to feel as though an invisible power will take you to share with them every detail in their daily life. It is the lively flourishing inscriptions that will shine in your eyes to take you to the heart of the ancient Pharaonic life.

Tombs of the Nobles Thebes are not only monuments that were made by the owners of the great ancient Egyptian civilization thousands of years ago, but you will be in the arms of a book engraved by their hands narrate all aspects of worldly life.

valley of the nobles Luxor

Go along these delicate inscriptions that will amaze you with the skill of the ancient Egyptian artists, so how were they able to show the features of each drawing in such a dazzling way, engraved all of this on the walls, which are still bright with their vibrant colors until now as if those artists had just lifted their hands from these glorious inscriptions, to find yourself standing with them in the divine court in the afterlife.

Other Sites on West Bank of Luxor

Amid the charming atmosphere of the west land of Luxor, in the heart of the magnificently of Theban Necropolis, where you will be close to the secrets of the pharaohs afterlife and surrounded by incredible inscriptions of the valley the kings and the valley of the queens, and while you are on your way from the glorious Hatshepsut Temple that appears dramatically in the embrace of the mountain showing the Pharaonic architecture grandeur to the majesty of Medinet Habu, the valley of the nobles Luxor will take your steps to be in the heart of another unique charm.

Only, come from the heart of Thebes Necropolis, and go close to the Nile bank of west Luxor, to find magnificent tombs carved into a rocky hillside, and enter to be surrounded by this charm, witnessing pharaonic military achievements, agriculture, industry, hunting, and commercial trips by kings and princes, in addition to funeral rituals as the gods’ reception for the deceased, reckoning, and giving offerings from the deceased for intercession. But for precisely whom these rock-cut tombs erected!

valley of the nobles Luxor

The Charm of the Valley of the Nobles Luxor is the final resting place for the priests and high officials of ancient Egypt who had served the ancient Egyptian Kings during the New Kingdom (1500 – 500 B.C), as Thebes was the capital of Egypt. Tombs of the Nobles Thebes site include around 500 tombs of Theban nobles.

The Top Tombs of Valley of the Nobles Luxor

Ra-Mose in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor

An opened tomb (NO.55) will attract you, as you will suspect that historical magic is located inside, to enter finding yourself in hosting the mayor of Thebes during the reign of Amenhotep III. The vizier of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaton) in the 18th Dynasty, he is Ra-Mose. Decorations that reflect important events in ancient Egypt will be surrounded by you, showing the details of the religious revolution that Akhenaten created in Egyptian history, calling for the worship of one God, Aton.

Inscriptions represent the worshippers of the god sun disk, the God Atun, who illuminates the name of Akhenaton wives and children. To find another inscription that attracts your eyes, standing in front of High Priests of Atun with a long mantle and clean-shaven head.

Scenes in this Tomb

Vibrant scenes feel you the time to live the events of the funeral of Ra-mose has come, seeing his possessions and the servants carrying offerings, while the mourners are weeping and wailing, and in front of them is the priest standing at the entrance of the tomb. Look on your eastern side to view the creativity of the finest artists of the 18th Dynasty, scenes show Ra-mose’s wife, father, uncles, and sisters, and others represent Ra-mose sitting on a stool with his wife, and the goose is sitting beneath them.

By wandering this vast dazzling tomb in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor, you will see a unique combination of two completely different periods, so you can see on its walls the summit of prosperity that art reached during the reign of Amenhotep III in terms of high taste, choice of colors, and delicate engraving, also view the new art style that appeared in the reign of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). We can call it Atun’s art.

You will realize when going through Ra-Mose’s tomb that it was not completed, to find yourself traveling in the heart of the events when Akhenaten transferred the capital from Thebes to Akht-Aton )Tell el-Amarna now).

Re-khme–e in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor

Once putting your feet in the tome entrance, you will be surrounded by 600 images, exceptional quality narrating unique vital historical events by their texts, which explain the various functions and the duties and responsibilities of the vizier to let justice prevail on Earth. You will be in the tomb of Re-khme–e, the vizier of Tuthmosis III and Amenhotep II.

You will be a witness to the diplomatic life in the Pharaonic civilization, standing in front of drawings that are accurately representing the arrival of foreign delegations, carrying presents and tributes to the King of Egypt and his men.

Share Rekhmire, when inspecting ancient Egypt’s production of metals, bricks, jewelry, leather, furniture, and statuary, seeing workers on scaffolding through lively decorations, which narrate each minute.

Nakht in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor

Nakht was an astronomer of the temple of Amun and also a great scribe during the reign of King Tuthmosis IV. His wife had a significant role in the temple also. This chapel in the valley of the nobles Luxor was dedicated to Nakht and his wife, where they narrate their life to continue along with the eras via vibrant scenes representing their moments when farming, hunting, standing on a boat, harpooning fish, and bird hunting in the marshes of the Delta.

They adorned their tomb with glorious scenes that will catch your heart, seeing you how was the family-like for the pharaohs.

Menna in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor

Highly colorful paintings in the Menna tomb show you the rural life in the 18th-dynasty in detail. That is how you will be amid a great narration for the ancient Egyptian life, seeing by your own eyes their daily activities, knowing another unique side of their civilization. The great surprise that Menna was an estate inspector, who was responsible for estimating the amount of taxes to collect from the farmers in the period of ruling King Tuthmosis IV, then, can you imagine the details of ancient Egyptian life you will live in this tomb!

It is one of the most famous tombs in the Valley of the Nobles Luxor and one of the greatest, including many magnificent scenes, which still remain in good condition, rich with the daily pharaonic life, representing harvesting, threshing, plowing the fields, and winnowing the seeds.

A scene will transfer your imagination to live the suspense with two girls fighting over falling seeds that passing farmers are dropping. Descriptions narrating how were fishing and bird hunting in the marshes of the Nile, while others are offering Menna and his wife while they give offerings to the God Osiris.

Other sides of the daily ancient Egyptian life and their belief about afterlife, you will witness in the Valley of the Nobles Luxorwhen visiting Tombs of Khonsu, Userhet, Benia, Nakht, Amenenope, Ramose, Userhet, Khaemhet, Sennofer, Neferronpet, Dhutmosi, and Nefersekheru, and other high nobles of the new kingdom, finding yourself in a unique record of the ancient Egyptian civilization.

Related FAQ

What is the Tombs of the Nobles?

The name "Tombs of the Nobles"

Refers to a group of tombs that are typically found close to a significant ancient site in Egypt and include those of workmen, foremen, priests, soldiers, officials, viziers, princes, etc.

What do you call the Tombs of the Nobles in Egypt?

The Tombs of the Nobles, also known as Qubbet el-Hawa, rise up along the west bank of the Nile. Here, alongside Christian murals and Muslim structures, ancient sculptures and hieroglyphics may still be seen.

Where is the valley nobles located?

The Valley of the Nobles Location

The Valley of the Nobles, also known as The Graves of the Nobles, Theban Necropolis, or The Worker's Village, is a location in Luxor known as Sheik Abd El-Korna where hundreds of rock-cut tombs of ancient Egyptian nobility were found.

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