Valley of the Kings
In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decided to reopen five museums and eight archaeological sites as of July 1.
Egyptologist Zahi Hawas said that he is currently searching with his team for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti in Luxor and the cemetery of the architect Imhotep in Saqqara.
Recently, Zahi Hawass has announced the start of the National Project for the Study of Royal Mummies. Will Nefertiti be found?
Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the tomb of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings on the western mainland in Luxor to observe the installation of the king's quartzite sarcophagus.
The Egyptian archaeologist mission led by prominent historian and archaeologist Zahi Hawas began excavation works in the Valley of Monkeys of Valley of the Kings.
Aliaa Ismail, 26, is the first Egyptian to work in the field of 3D scanning of Egyptian heritage at the tomb of Seti I in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.