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  • 05 16, 2023

tomb of Nefertari

The history of the establishment of the most beautiful ancient Egyptian tombs in the Luxor Valley of the Queens, Ancient Egypt

Nefertari Tomb, the date on which the most precious ancient Egyptian tombs were founded in the Queens' Luxor Valley, Ancient Egypt. Secrets you have not known before concerning the grave of Queen Nefertari, Ramses II's wife, and the precious information it contains concerning the Pharaoh civilization.

Valley of the Kings in Luxor

Valley of the Kings in Luxor

 

In terms of pharaonic gravures and drawings, the tomb of the Pharaonic Queen Nefertari is considered one of the most beautiful graves, while King Ramses II's wife Nefertari is, in Abu Simbel Temple, a queen's statue beside the king.

Nefertari Facts: Queen Nefertari's tomb was found in 1904. In 1904.

Following the restructuring and disposal of salt deposits on the cemetery walls in the early 1990s, the cemetery was officially opened.

The cemetery is now fully restored by the Egyptian Government and open for visits.

The cemetery has suffered a great deal of damage, particularly in the tomb with time, climate conditions, and erosion.

The tombs in the Queens Valley are regarded as one of the most beautiful.

Discover the tomb of Queen Nefertari

Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli in 1904 AD.

Inside Map of the grave of Nefertari:

The journey can be started by a sloping escalator at the cemetery, which leads you to a hall with an arched cornice on two sides. On the right-hand side, there is also a painting of Queen Nefertari adoring Osiris and Anois, as well as gravures by four Horus children. On the left of the hall, you will find the Queen's companion.

The four Horus children will be drawn above the door directing you to the second corridor. On the right of the door, besides Proles, we find the deity Nate receiving Queen Nefertari, and drawings of the gods on the other side of the frame.

Nefertari tomb discovery

First room: When you leave the first room, you will find salami everywhere with unique drawings and engravings. At the bar, you'll see Queen Nefertari's drawings as she offers her goddess Isis and Naphty a cup of wine and another cup of milk. And other Queen Nefertari drawings offer Hathor and sitting a cup of wine. At the end of the drawing, Maat walked behind her and sits behind her.

In addition to the wide pot to add the sarcophagus of the Royal Throne via the staircase, the burial room contains an inscription in the pharaonic way of the Book of Gates.

On the sides of the room, you can see four columns in two lines, inscribing Queen Nefertari with the ancient Egyptian gods and beliefs. The burial room includes 3 additional rooms.

As its walls offer exceptionally beautiful views, the entire ceiling is colored blue to represent the sky, the stars are yellow and the columns have three colors, black at the bottom then a red band while the inscriptions are on a white background, and what distinguishes the cemetery is the intense coherence of the colors and the splendor of the inscriptions.

After finishing your journey, we are entering the burial room at the Queen Nefertari tomb, where you'll find four columns of square size in the middle of a large gap, where you'll find two chambers, one on the right and the other on the left.

In addition to the wide pot to add the sarcophagus of the Royal Throne via the staircase, the burial room contains an inscription in the pharaonic way of the Book of Gates.

On the sides of the room, you can see four columns in two lines, inscribing Queen Nefertari with the ancient Egyptian gods and beliefs. The burial room includes 3 additional rooms.

After finishing your journey, we are entering the burial room at the Queen Nefertari tomb, where you'll find four columns of square size in the middle of a large gap, where you'll find two chambers, one on the right and the other on the left.

The importance of Queen Nefertari to King Ramses II

The importance of Queen Nefertari, the most loved wife of King Ramses II, as he used to call him to love expressions such as that she was the person for whom the sun rises.

He built the temple of Hathor for Queen Nefertari to be worshiped as a god.

He built wall paintings in the Valley of the Queens.

He built statues of the queen in the small and large Abu Simbel temple in appreciation of her.

Dates of the visit to Queen Nefertari's tomb:

Sunday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Prices for entry tickets to the tomb of Queen Nefertari:

The price of a foreign tourist's entry ticket = is 1,400 Egyptian pounds.

The price of the foreign student's entry ticket = is 1400 Egyptian pounds.

The price of the entry ticket for the Egyptians = is 600 Egyptian pounds.

The price of the entry ticket for the Egyptian student = is 300 Egyptian pounds.

There's a really awesome place in Luxor called Valley Of The Queens. It's a special place where you can learn all about ancient Egypt. Inside the hotel, you can pretend to live in ancient Egypt and see all the cool things they had.

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Nefertari's tomb is renowned for its exquisite beauty and intricate wall paintings. It is considered one of the most beautiful and well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens. The artwork inside showcases detailed scenes depicting Nefertari's journey into the afterlife and her interactions with various deities.

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