Valley Of The Queens Facts, Valley Of The Queens

Posted On : 13/02/2023 Kate Clark 50
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Similar to the more famous Valley of the Kings, the view of this valley from above does not offer a particularly suggestive panorama, a sun-beaten rocky gorge dotted with stone entrances that lead inside the tombs.

As with the Valley of the Kings, the intent was to hide the entrance to the tombs in order to preserve them from looters, as well as protect the decorations found underground.


The builders of the site were no less intent on hiding these tombs for millennia than those of the Valley of the Kings.

None of these tombs were found intact, but some of the decorations present are extraordinarily well preserved. In addition to queens, princes, princesses and other members of the royal family were also buried here.

Some of the finest tombs in the valley are in fact those of the sons of Ramesses III, within the Medinat Habu site.


The decorations on the walls of the tombs are very similar to those of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. As in the Valley of the Kings, only a group of seventy-five tombs found here are open to visitors around the clock. Among these, the most noteworthy is the tomb of Nefertari, the favorite wife of Ramesses II.

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